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Six percent of children and 3 percent of adults now suffer from food allergies, with the main culprits being gluten, milk, eggs, fish, nuts and soy.
A school district in Fairbanks, Alaska, is dealing with a $192,000 loss in revenue stemming from healthy snacks regulations on top of a proposed $100,000 budget cut.
The 10-year ban deep-fried foods is being scuttled because eating should be a matter of the child’s choice, says Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller.
The program requires students to scan their thumbprints so that the government can track their purchases.
Cafeteria managers at Acushnet Elementary School encourage tours, saying students may eat more of certain items if they know why the food on their trays is good for them.
Students in Hurley, Wisconsin, participate in a garden-to-market program, through which they grow food in the school garden and sell it at a local farmers market.
Little, co-founder of Cini-Little International, Inc. recently passed away after a battle with Leukemia.
The three-day dive into ways of fostering health and sustainability yielded what one speaker termed a “bowl of noodles” of foodservice ideas and issues.
An overwhelming majority of Alabama parents believe that serving nutritious foods in school is important to prepare children for learning, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts,
A district is considering opting out of the National School Lunch Program due to costs and worries that the calories aren’t enough for student athletes.


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