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Mayor in Maine pushes cafeterias to serve more fish

Michael Brennan, Mayor of Portland, Maine, wants local schools, hospitals and prison cafeterias to start serving more locally-sourced fish to boost Maine’s commercial fishing industry.

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Humboldt State University tops list of game day recycling programs

Humboldt State University and the University of Louisiana both ranked in the top 10 of more than 50 schools in the U.S. that prevented large amounts of trash produced during football games from being buried in landfills.

Two New England universities affected by Winter Storm Juno share their best practices for operating a foodservice department during a major weather event.

According to The Big Picture, more than 75% of foodservice programs across all market segments have employee wellness programs in place in their companies or institutions.

Will the importance to potential star recruits put pressure on FSDs to deliver better fare?

Police say the foodservice contractor was conned into giving concessions to a group that was far from a legitimate non-profit.

The idea of mash-ups, embodied by the now-ubiquitous cronut, is a concept that non-commercial operators are taking to new heights.

Foodservice professionals and educators attended the 2015 Massachusetts Farm to Cafeteria Conference to learn best practices and share ideas on how to improve their farm-to-school programs.

Campus dining services wants to buy local and sustainable products, but say students are often unwilling to pay more for sustainable meals.

Hand-picked student diners from UC Santa Barbara judged a four-course tasting menu.