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Food Biotechnology

But, some consumer and environmental groups voice concern over the safety of genetically-modified foods. A recent public poll showed 50% of American women and 70% of men would eat these foods. But, ...

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Prez candidates rate low on FS

No matter which one of the current front-runners emerges as the Democratic Party's candidate for president in 2004, he figures to have a perfect voting record on the issues considered most important by the National Restaurant Association—a perfect "zero," that is.

Quinnipiac Univ., a private, co-ed institution in Hamden, CT, and Chartwells (an operating div. of Compass Group), have been "partners" for the past 16 years.

The district is also expanding its Provision II free breakfast program to an additional eight schools this year in order to build participation and help more kids learn more effectively.

The Georgia Institute of Technology last year saw a 20% increase in students purchasing unlimited meal plans following the renovation of Brittain Dining Hall, which now heavily emphasizes display cooking.

AmeriNet's horizon is filled with initiatives and efforts that all essentially boil down to one theme: improving service to members—and technology will be a critical element of that goal. ...

High-fat diets are associated with an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes and gallbladder disease. So government agencies and health professionals recommend reduced intake of total fat (30% or less of total calories) and saturated fat (10% or less of total calories).

Forty schools in the Baltimore, MD, City School District are now serving universal free breakfast, following test programs that improved participation from 18% to 85% in three locations.

A new vegetarian station opened in the cafeteria at Simi Valley Hosp., CA, this fall as part of a commitment to whole mind and body wellness under the Adventist Health Center system. "Many p...

Seaton realizes that one of the biggest problems schools face today is tremendous growth. Therefore, the f/s provider is required to pass more and more people through the servery in a short period of time.

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