Choice comes down to cost savings and expertise.
Push for mandatory regulations gains steam.
Healthy options are the focus as part of nationwide Hospital Healthy Food Initiative.
Officials expect program to cut food waste sent to transfer station by 50%.
Bags will only be available on request.
Wants dining services to allow them to offer declining balance to students.
District found product that met nutrition requirements.
Fruits and vegetables alone has increased in schools 269 percent, according to recent report.
Meal prices haven't been affected...
Maryland Meals for Achievement is a program provides free meals for classrooms at participating schools.
It’s hypocritical to take government money and then suggest, as one school official did, that the government should not expect accountability.
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A growing body of medical experts and researchers are saying childhood nutrition affects adult income earning potential.
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A recent survey of its members by the School Nutrition Association revealed that many operators are facing moderate to serious challenges in meeting the stricter nutritional requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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