Latest Cafeteria Stories

2014-03-03 16:25:31

Programs provide nutritious mobile solutions for students' busy schedules PHILADELPHIA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark, a leading provider of school food and nutrition services to more than 3,000 K-12 schools, joins school districts throughout the country in celebrating National School Breakfast Week (NSBW), March 3-7, 2014. Sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, NSBW highlights the proven benefits to students who eat breakfast at school including increased classroom...

2014-01-14 23:02:44

With as many as 40 million Americans eating in institutional cafeterias every day, schools, preschools, hospitals and prisons can have a huge impact on obesity rates and food system reform. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Registration opened this week for the 7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, a biennial event that convenes a broad spectrum of stakeholders including educators, food service professionals, farmers, nonprofit leaders and advocates, and hospital and prison...

2014-01-07 14:04:41

The use of color-coded "traffic light" food labels and changes in the way popular items are displayed appear to have produced a long-term increase in the choice of more healthful food items among customers in a large hospital cafeteria. A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) team reports in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that the previously reported changes in the proportions of more and less healthy foods purchased in the months after their program began have persisted up to two...

2013-08-30 23:19:37

Food Recovery Network Takes on Food Waste At College Campuses (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 WHO: Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit organization that recovers food from campus dining halls that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to the hungry. WHAT: First food recovery of the year for 23 chapters in 13 states.     WHEN: September 9th, 2013 9:00 PM WHERE: University of MD – College Park MD – Stamp Student Union CONTACT: Sara Gassman, FRN (914) 355-8824...

2013-02-27 14:05:54

The term ℠libertarian paternalism´ is a peculiar phrase because it invokes feelings about two seemingly contradictory philosophies. Yet, as a principle of the behavioral sciences, this phrase actually implies gentle guidance, without force. Recently, the USDA passed regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious. Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to increase whole grain offerings, cap the fat of milk at 1% for white and non-fat...

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