| Source: Capital Press
At a recent conference, Idaho farmers learned about the challenges school foodservice personnel face when trying to purchase local food.
| Source: Cooking Light
The First Lady says students who are accustomed to eating healthier at school could become a generation that embraces healthier eating habits.
| Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Middle School parents say students were served biscuits that appeared moldy, though an inspection found the color was due to a chemical reaction.
| Source: Cleveland.com
The Fit Kids Text program at sends families tips about nutrition, healthy eating habits and upcoming school menus.
| Source: The Register-Herald
West Virginia’s Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill allowing schools to relax nutrition standards during states of emergency or preparedness.
| Source: The News-Gazette
An Illinois school district is contemplating whether to make a free breakfast and lunch available to all students starting next school year.
| Source: McClatchy DC
President Barack Obama criticized university administrators Friday for driving up the cost of college with high-priced extras such as gourmet cafeteria food.
| Source: The Tennessean
School officials in Tennessee are exploring the cost and effectiveness of privatizing the district’s food service with a cafeteria management company. The business would likely oversee staffing,...
| Source: The Register-Guard
Oregon brewer, Falling Sky, hopes to open a pub and pizzeria in the remodeled Erb Memorial Union at the University of Oregon.
| Source: Associations Now
The SNA and United Fresh Produce Association are in disagreement over fruit and vegetable regulations found in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Tennessee has passed a bill opponents are calling ‘starve the children’, which allows school boards to opt out of the National Food Lunch Program without penalty from the state.
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A former cafeteria worker at Keystone Oaks School District in Pittsburgh, Penn., could serve up to one year in jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from students’ meal accounts.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.
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