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High school culinary students have to rethink their restaurant's menu, according to state officials, because it doesn’t follow the new nutrition rules set down by the USDA...

Last month, I suggested that it might be time to put an end to the special dinners that many institutions stage to celebrate Black History Month.

We educated students, parents and staff about local products and healthy eating. Vendors donated prizes to give to kids who filled out surveys for feedback on their products.
stuffed jumbo shrimp
By filling the shrimp with a crabmeat stuffing, Smith & Wollensky can menu a signature item that contributes high-quality protein in a more price-conscious package.
A school district lost its foodservice hub when a high school kitchen and cafeteria went up in flames. The kitchen contained all the commodities for the high school, seven elementary schools, the...
Democrats are proposing to expand the federal school lunch program to weekends and holidays, creating a full-time nutrition program.
A mother urges the district to ban peanuts after her daughter had a severe allergic reaction at school. Currently, the district has peanut-free lunch tables and classrooms.
After outrage from its members, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will end its partnership with Kraft, through which the academy’s ‘Kids Eat Right’ label appeared on the cheese product.
greek chicken salad
A grilled chicken salad, one of the most popular entree salads, is a smart way to start.
A growing body of medical experts and researchers are saying childhood nutrition affects adult income earning potential.


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