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Opponents of Eastern Michigan University’s plan to partner with Chartwells are calling for the school to reconsider.
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Marydale DeBor, an associate administrator at the Yale School of Medicine, spoke with FoodService Director about hospital foodservice’s role in healing.

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What menu tweaks are you making to drive interest in your breakfast program?
Per a new law, the state's school districts will be able to work more directly with farmers when purchasing locally grown items...
A Facebook page is serving as a forum for Duke students to voice complaints about how food options are being labeled.
A new ranking of fast-casual brands shows which are the biggest fan favorites and financial successes.
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Here are the states with the highest reported ratios of free and reduced-price school breakfast to lunch participation for the 2014-2015 school year.
The expansion follows successful pilot programs at two elementary schools and one high school.
In an effort to improve patient satisfaction, the University of Mississippi Medical Center has chosen Morrison Management to provide foodservices at its three hospitals.
Officials say the high-tech site will allow the university to expand the food options it offers.

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