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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...

2013-07-12 16:20:54

HOUSTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston's economy is growing by leaps and bounds, and so are the ranks of employees at Luby's, Inc. A recent survey by the Houston Chronicle places Houston-based Luby's, Inc. at 54 on its list of the city's 100 largest employers with a team of 2,820 locally and 9,300 companywide. According to Peter Tropoli, COO of Luby's, "It's exciting to be highlighted in the midst of Fortune 500 companies like Exxon Mobil Corp. and United Airlines, as well...

2013-06-27 16:23:31

HOUSTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Pharr, TX is now home to the newest Luby's, a freestanding location that also serves as a showcase for the popular, Texas-born cafeteria chain's recently overhauled design prototype. The built-to-suit restaurant was constructed just steps away - and replaces - the original and longtime Pharr store, which was situated inside El Centro Mall. At a VIP ribbon cutting ceremony and preview earlier in the week, Fred Sandoval, City Manager,...

2013-05-10 12:21:01

HOUSTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuddruckers®, home of the "World's Greatest Hamburgers®", is cooking up a surprise for hometown fans this weekend, as the fast casual chain rolls into the 26(th) Annual Houston Art Car Parade for the second time. Created around the concept of "Building a Burger World," the mobile sculpture was conceived by employee Brandon Limanni and artist Joe Mack. Fifteen volunteers from the headquarters marketing team invested upwards of 300 hours to...

2013-04-09 12:25:09

HOUSTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, landmark cafeteria chain Luby's and Fuddruckers, home of the "World's Greatest Hamburgers"®, will serve as the Presenting Sponsors of the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) All-Star Games. The games are a key component of the Annual THSCA Convention and Coaching School. Celebrating 81 years, this year's installment will be held at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth from July 28-31. According to Peter...

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...

2012-10-09 11:25:13

KERRVILLE, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Fuddruckers, home of the "World's Greatest Hamburgers," will soon be reopening its prime Kerrville location under corporate ownership. The company recently purchased the one-of-a-kind, fast casual restaurant, featuring a sought after waterfront site on the picturesque Guadalupe River, plus a number of custom design elements that reflect its Hill Country setting. The venue, which is ideally located at 1421 Junction Highway, is slated to re-launch...