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But those that did embrace what was later mandated for schools participating in the federal lunch program did affect obesity rates, the data show. The findings are taken by some proponents as proving...
The Potsdam Central school district is trying to determine how it can collect $5,000 from parents who ignore the charges rung up by their children.
At a Cincinnati elementary school, children who order and eat a better-for-you “power plate” are rewarded with a small prize like the one they might get in a McDonald’s meal.
The study found that lean meats or fruits on the lunch tray don’t always end up in the taker’s mouth.
A fall 2013 initiative to raise the university’s use of sustainable food to 20 percent by 2020 was discussed at a follow-up Real Food Town Hall Meeting organized and attended by students.
The state Department of Agriculture used the same sort of trade-show format that suppliers might use to interest foodservice operators in a product.
An inspection found 30 of 37 food stands at Kauffman Stadium to be in violation of local sanitation codes early this month. The foodservice manager, Aramark, said it was set up by a disgruntled...
The state Department of Education has directed 68 schools to spend all of the funds that have been provided by the state and federal agencies.
An offer for a $1 ice cream dessert could only be used by students who ate a meal from the cafeteria, angering parents of children who bring their lunches from home.
The outlet was opened in February to provide another place where students could use their meal plan swipe cards, but dining services says the expected traffic never materialized. The 251 Express shop...


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