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Some tips on how to entice students to take their half-cup of fruit or vegetables at lunch time in compliance with The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Artificial color is fighting a losing battle, with manufacturers and restaurants dropping added flavoring and color from some of their products.
A look at some of tomorrow’s up-and-coming restaurant concepts, each posing possible competition (and ideas to ‘borrow’) for FSDs
The United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program’s donation will assist schools with meeting the new school-lunch nutrition standards while empowering students to choose their own fruits and...
Cheese sandwiches will no longer be served to students who forget to bring their lunch card to school. Instead, students who forget their cards will be sent to the back of the line to receive the...
Vermont children are enjoying summer meals and snacks at 270 locations, up from 141 in 2009, as a result of a partnership between Hunger Free Vermont and the USDA.
Starting this fall, Maple Shade School District is expanding its waste disposal options by composting eligible organic matter, from food waste to used paper plates.
With the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act expiring in September, Republicans are convening a series of hearings to dial back the controversial nutrition standards.
The State Department of Education in Massachusetts will no longer use free and reduced lunch numbers to publicly report school districts’ low-income student populations. Instead, it will derive “...
The programs are good because children have access to fresh food and local agriculture gets a boost, according to the executive director of the Illinois Stewardship Alliance.


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