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2010-04-02 06:40:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures are slashing school budgets which could eliminate enrichment programs in schools. "A lot of these money problems can be solved by looking no further than their school cafeterias," says Barry Schuster, Food Court design expert. "The cafeteria program is the only department in a school that makes money, and if it is not operating at full capacity it's like you've wasted a golden opportunity to bring in revenue." Many school...

2010-03-09 07:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the country, protesting students carry signs for academic programs that are being eliminated due to budget shortfalls. Federal and State budgets have been reduced, causing School Districts to cut programs to stay afloat. Many School Districts fund food service programs with money that could go toward academic programs. "A lot of these money problems can be solved by looking no further than their school cafeterias," says Barry...

2010-02-18 06:40:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As amazing as it sounds, the entire Healthy School Meals Program promoted by Mrs. Obama is sadly going to fail, according to Food Court design expert Barry Schuster of Universal Seating Company. How can this be, when the best food scientists and nutrition specialists in the world are gathering to work on the problem of student obesity and diabetes? "Well, it all goes back to an old lesson we all learned as kids," states Schuster. "You can...

2010-01-27 10:24:00

Additional Inspections Reinforce Importance of Proper Training, Need for Stronger Food Safety Statutes HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The departments of Agriculture and General Services expressed frustration and disappointment today after an unannounced walk-through inspection of the Capitol cafeteria on Monday, Jan. 25, found violations by its operator, Aramark. According to Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, the walk-through was intended to ensure Aramark was...

2009-10-13 15:19:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sushi has joined the list of favorite menu items at six elementary schools in New Jersey's Hillsborough Township Public Schools. Sodexo, the official student nutrition provider for the district, prepared and served California rolls to 400 adventurous students at lunch in late September, far exceeding the foodservice provider's expectations. "High school students have pegged sushi as a favorite for years, so we thought it was time to bring it to...

2009-09-14 10:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Several campuses served by Sodexo earned a coveted spot on the Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll and Sierra Club's Cool Schools list for contributing to campus sustainability initiatives from methods of sourcing and serving food to reducing heat-trapping pollutants. "Sodexo is partnering with campuses to model organizational excellence in carrying out sound sustainability programs," said Tom Post, Sodexo president of campus services. "Sodexo...

2009-08-05 11:25:00

 If you are a woman who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a woman. That is one of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University.The results appear in the online version of the international journal Appetite.Meredith Young, PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, found that what a person chooses to eat at lunch or dinner is influenced by who they eat with and the gender...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As students return to school for the start of a new year, childhood obesity remains an issue that school nutrition leader Sodexo is taking steps to tackle. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/sodexo/38641/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090715/NY46648 ) Sodexo, a leading food and facilities management services company, today is the first food service provider to sign on to the Alliance for a...

2009-05-28 05:00:00

Sodexo is first food service company to sign on to Alliance's Guidelines GAITHERSBURG, Md. and New York, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, a leading food and facilities management services company and a leader in student nutrition, today is the first food service provider to sign on to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's School Beverage and Competitive Food Guidelines. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton...

2009-05-09 15:44:45

A school lunch cafeteria in England that was on the brink of closure has opened up to the public to help make ends meet, officials said. The dining hall of Wittersham Primary School in the village of Wittersham was struggling amid rising costs and declining sales, The Times of London reported Saturday. The number of children taking dinners was falling and with the credit crunch and rising food prices we were about to start buying pre-prepared stuff, said teacher Judith Thornton. Instead, we...


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