| Source: LaPorteCountyLife.com
The newest community dining experience is Café 1007 at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, offering fine dining, healthful dishes and a full-service salad bar.
| Source: Portland Press Herald
A Portland, Maine-based hospital is partnering with a local pizza manufacturer to support the local economy and patients’ health at the same time.
| Source: The Huffington Post
Take a look inside Facebook’s New York cafeteria. The seating is arranged like that of a school, but the food is definitely not for children – offering meat carving and kombucha stations.
| 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.
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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