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California school nutrition operators grapple with persistent labor shortages

A new study reveals that California school nutrition programs are experiencing vacancy rates that are three times higher than that of U.S. public school teachers.

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Healthier eating may be a menu's font size away

Size matters when it comes to listing calorie counts, as customers may be more likely to choose a menu item when nutrition info is printed in a larger typeface.

The research projects will allow the grocery delivery company to further analyze the impact food as medicine programs have on various population groups.

A study by researchers at George Washington University found that students who participated in a food education program had a greater interest in trying new foods and were more confident in their ability to make informed food choices compared to their peers.

A new study revealed that participants were more likely to choose a food gift basket that didn’t contain meat and dairy when it was described as healthy and sustainable as opposed to vegan.

ezCater has published its second annual Lunch Report, which reveals that employees, particularly younger workers, are skipping lunch more often, despite the benefits associated with taking a lunch break.

A new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals that an increasing number of U.S. households doesn’t know where their next meal is coming from.

The return to pre-pandemic operations, rising costs and labor struggles all likely played a role in the lower participation rate, a new report by the Food Research and Action Center reveals.

Nutrition programs at larger school districts were more likely to report supply chain-related difficulties. 

A new report from Tufts University shows that updated standards could result in fewer deaths from diet-related diseases and save billions in healthcare costs when students become adults.

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