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Produce-prescription programs may lead to better health outcomes, study finds

New research from Tufts University finds that such programs can improve food security, lower blood pressure and boost cardiometabolic health.

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More families reported financial struggle after losing free meals at school

Nearly one-third of households with kids age 5 to 17 said paying for school meals made it tough to cover other expenses, according to a new USDA report.

A new report by the Food Research and Action Center reveals that school breakfast and lunch participation took a downturn when schools began charging for meals again.

During last school year, 40,235 schools participated in CEP—an all-time high, according to a new report by the Food Research and Action Center.

Kids eating whole grains in school meals more than doubled their grain intake after the act was implemented, a new study by the USDA reveals.

A recent survey showed that 126 school districts in the state have accumulated a total of $1,414,122.86 in current unpaid school meal debt as of March 2023.

The study analyzed the Body Mass Index scores of 14,121 U.S. kids from January 2005 to March 2020.

The study found that kindergarten students who received universal free meals at school had better attendance than their peers who didn’t receive free meals.

As sustainability becomes more important to foodservice operations across the board, a recent study found that school lunches’ environmental impact may be reduced by serving less beef and more whole g...

The packaging system is biodegradable and uses techniques based on battlefield medicine.

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