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Paul King

A few months back, we learned that a growing number of foodservice professionals are worried about the work ethic of their current employees.

 
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Bill mandating some food waste recycling in RI approved

Legislation that would usher in an era of mandatory food waste recycling won final approval in the General Assembly on Thursday.

Kids may lose free school meals

May 02–In a state ranked highest in the nation for childhood hunger and food insecurity, some fear New Mexico’s low-income children may be at risk of losing federally funded free school breakfasts...

Las Cruces school district tries to collect unpaid lunch fees

April 22–LAS CRUCES — The typed letter had a brief, handwritten note in the margin: “If account reaches $25.00, your child won’t be allowed to eat. Please send payment.” The parent of a Picacho...

Dietitian critical of school lunch program

April 22–A parent and registered dietitian prompted Butte school trustees on Monday to form a committee to study how to meet new government-approved nutrition guidelines. Julia Coyne, who has a...