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Pie Still Rules

There aren't many desserts that define the term "comfort food" more precisely than classic pie. Whether it be "everyone's favorite" apple or a French silk, chocolate cream, customers can't resist.

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O.J. Continues to Lead

Today's consumers love the healthier-for-you image of juice. The leading seller in just about every location is orange juice—no surprise there—with "not-from-concentrate" being the clear favorite.

Kara Flynn, a spokeswoman for the National Pork Producers Council, responded that this was "an anti-meat attack as usual," as PCRM is known to have a vegetarian bias. FRAC, an advocacy organization trying to get more children enrolled in school meal programs, describes PCRM claims as "absurd," since school lunches provide about one-third of a child's nutrient needs and are designed to meet USDA dietary guidelines.

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, ...

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.

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).

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. ...

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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