legislation & regulation


Minimum wage to rise in 4 states

Foodservice operators in four states will be required to pay a higher minimum wage as a result of voters’ decision on Tuesday to enact a pay hike.


School district lifts flavored milk ban

The lift is aimed to reduce waste, as students were rejecting plain milk and throwing away the containers.

Students are maxed out at four shots of espresso in coffee drinks.

A measure passed yesterday along party lines would grant foodservice operators and other employers a six-month extension to contend with the new regulations.

A lawsuit was filed yesterday by 21 attorneys general to block adoption on Dec. 1.

The School Nutrition Association’s new president, Becky Domokos-Bays, sounds off on what’s getting in the way of school nutrition—and how to solve it.

The state board of education’s ruling has given high schools more power over what they serve.

The findings are part of a larger survey of nearly 1,000 operators showing how the 2016 school year will shape up.

But the $20 million outlay could raise other operators' cheese costs.

Operators will automatically be alerted of a pending battle and given a voice.