| Source: Merced Sun-Star
Merced College’s Los Banos campus on Friday held a dedication and groundbreaking ceremony for its Food Forest, a garden area that will be arranged with fruit-bearing trees, berry bushes and herbs...
| Source: CBS Boston
Boston is home to many of the nation’s best hospitals, but the I-Team discovered some of these institutions may not always be as careful with the food they serve as they are with patient care.
| Source: BBC
The health secretary said: "Scotland has led the way in the UK when it comes to developing and monitoring standards for nutritional care and catering in hospitals...
| Source: KVNF
According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, one in five adults in the state are obese, and one out of every seven children are.
| Source: NJ.com
Foodservice workers belonging to the Service Employers Union International protested their current financial arrangements with the school district of Newark, N.J.
| Source: Chron
Students at the Texas A&M campus complained so bitterly about the food that Chartwells dispatched a representative for what a local radio station called “crisis talks.” The contractor agreed to...
| Source: TIME Magazine
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...
| Source: North Country Public Radio
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.
| Source: Washington Post
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.
| Source: Medical Xpress
The study found that lean meats or fruits on the lunch tray don’t always end up in the taker’s mouth.
Developing a hotel-like foodservice program for a healthcare facility, one of two under her supervision, earned Lisa Poggas the selection by FoodService Director magazine as FSD of the Year.
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Staff will dress in “Hunger Games” costumes. Special effects will reflect the setting of the movie series. A green screen with the movie background will be set up for guests to “step into” the movie.
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Bada Basil, one of the newest creations from Pittsburgh-based Parkhurst Dining for its college accounts, is outperforming expectations.
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