legislation and regulation


Harvard study suggests new school meal rules are working

The study shows that schools are meeting or exceeding many of the intended goals.


Repeal of food safety law requiring gloves in 'final push'

The proposed repeal of the California law that requires food workers to wear gloves has inched its way through the state Assembly and Senate and is in its "final push" to go to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 's decision is due to stricter guidelines and will go into effect next school year.

From creative advertising to allergen labeling, get the lowdown from the 2014 FARE conference.

Some school foodservice directors feel the new federal requirements have cut into sales during a time when enrollment is already declining.

Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty—a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.

Education secretary Michael Gove will unveil a crackdown on fatty and sweet foods as part of new standards on school meals.

Federal meal regulations are providing consistent challenges for school meal programs.

To the vast relief of school kids, nutritionists, milk producers and lawmakers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used his veto power Thursday to kill a bill that would have banned chocolate milk sales in Connecticut schools.

Last year they battled over how much to help poor Americans afford groceries. Now Democrats and Republicans in Congress are waging another food fight, this time over nutritional standards for students.

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