| Source: Burlington Free Press
Healthy food standards imposed on the cafeteria at the Vermont Statehouse, which discourage Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, among other treats, has angered some lawmakers.
| Source: Advance-Titan
University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh students say Sodexo lacks healthy food alternatives and prices meal plans higher than the market standard.
| Source: NPR
In USDA’s first Farm-to-School Census, 36 percent of schools reported serving local foods to students from spring 2011 through spring 2013.
| Source: FSD Staff
Aramark will work with suppliers to secure cage-free egg products.
| Source: Fairfield Citizen
School district policy would apply even to “food-free” zones in all schools, but may undergo revisions.
| Source: The Bristol Press
Board of education approves $2.7-million budget for 2015-2016, but legal wrangling continues over whether the district can contract with food management firm to run its cafeterias.
| Source: WISN
A hospital worker has been accused of making fraudulent purchases using credit card numbers obtained from the food court of a Wisconsin hospital.
| Source: Iowa State University
New research out of Iowa State University shows consumers were willing to spend more for genetically modified potatoes containing reduced amounts of carcinogens.
| Source: Hartford Courant
A union representing school custodians and cafeteria staff says strained relations with facilities manager Sodexo haven’t improved in 18 months.
| Source: NPR
A new report from the FDA reveals that some farmers are slipping past antibiotic tests in cows' milk by using drugs that aren’t supposed to be used on dairy cattle at all...
University dining services director says his program offers healthy options and actively seeks student input.
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In response to student complaints that it was serving nearly raw meat and rotten produce, Aramark says it will step up its feedback process at a Canadian university.
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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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