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Students who skip lunch lack essential nutrients: Study

Seven to 20 percent of students miss lunch once a week, according to a report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Sampling surveys gauge student satisfaction

The Alamance-Burlington School System sets up a tasting table during the students' lunch so they can sample and evaluate potential new products.

Water and coffee are among the items on the rise among noncommercial diners.

Although 95 percent of Oregon schools offer breakfast programs, only one-third of eligible kids eat school breakfast, according to a recent report by Upstream Public Health.

A study led by Texas A&M found school meals paired with popular vegetables are less likely to end up in the garbage.

A recent study found that children in schools with shorter lunch periods tend to eat less and throw away more food.

A new study from the University of Vermont found that healthier school-nutrition standards are leading to more waste and reduced consumption of fruit and vegetables.

Some college students are not bashful about sharing their opinions, and University of Pennsylvania’s dining services is using that candor to its advantage.

FoodService Director’s 2015 College and University Census polled 167 operators nationwide on their biggest trends. Here are the facts about our respondents.

After being served breakfasts and lunches high in omega-3 fatty acids for eight weeks, students at one Michigan school are now calmer and more focused, according to a new study.

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