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The yearlong test program may eventually become a permanent fixture.
The new policy is being weighed as a way to reduce the district’s meal deficit. Students who receive free or reduced-price lunches would be omitted from the policy.
The new items include bean tamales, teriyaki patty sandwiches and “sausage” subs. The vegan menu will be served this fall, and students will be asked for their feedback.
A partnership with UM's on-campus farm aims to aid the university’s sustainable sourcing goals...
Power Up Tuesdays and International Thursdays will become weekly fixtures at lunch. The menu changes developed out of students’ requests for more diverse options.
Over 500 cafeteria employees at Facebook’s headquarters have unionized in an effort to secure higher wages and better health benefits, The Mercury News reports.
The California district said it has banned the beverage due to the amount of added sugar and extra calories it contains. The ban will begin this fall.
Officials hope the move will help curb the $2 million deficit in its nutrition budget.
Under a new policy, students with lunch debt will no longer be served lesser meals.
Vegetables with labels such as “crispy” and “caramelized” were chosen more often than those with more basic descriptions.

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