| Source: Tech Times
A study published in Food Research International suggests flooding, warmer temperatures attributed to global warming could compromise the integrity of fresh produce.
| Source: Patch
Cafeteria workers called police after a dusty green substance was found in a child’s lunch money bag. The mother blamed an ex-boyfriend’s marijuana growing operation.
| Source: The Franklin
Students at Franklin College are being assured that premade items by Sodexo follow FDA guidelines and are safe to eat, even though students see items sitting out.
| Source: News on 6
Hourly school support staff, including foodservice workers, are looking at smaller paychecks due to recent off days. Some must now figure out how to spread their finances.
| Source: Business Wire
“Taste of Sunrise” events, planned as part of National Nutrition Month, include cooking competitions, culinary demos, special lunches and more.
| Source: Military Times
The Department of Defense recently launched the Combat Rations Database to give personnel more information on field rations, from calorie counts and fat content to vitamin information and more.
| Source: Sodexo
Sodexo has announced that Marc Rolland, Vice President Benefits and Rewards for the Asia region, will replace long-serving chief financial officer Sian Herbert-Jones when she steps down next year.
| Source: McClatchy DC
A food fight is brewing in Washington over school lunch standards as kids take mandatory servings of produce, just to throw them away.
| Source: WFTV
A foul odor, determined to have come from old equipment, sickened two cafeteria workers and closed several classrooms.
| Source: The Daily Northwestern
A group on Northwestern University students are working with Sodexo to determine how much of the food served at dining halls is “ecologically sound, community-based, humanely produced or fair trade.”
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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