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2010-05-18 07:30:00

DETROIT, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray. The new documentary, Lunch Line, which is presented by Applegate Farms and premieres tonight at the national Farm to Cafeteria Conference, hopes to empower Americans to be part of solutions that can help build a better lunch for future students....

2010-05-10 11:59:00

CINCINNATI, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today joined forces with Cincinnati's bipartisan Congressional representatives and Cincinnati Public Schools to support the United Fresh Foundation's "A Salad Bar in Every School" campaign by dedicating a new salad bar at Cincinnati's Academy of World Languages. U.S. Representatives Steve Driehaus (OH-1) and Jean Schmidt (OH-2) joined the ceremony with Chiquita's Chairman and CEO Fernando Aguirre, as well...

2010-05-07 08:00:00

ConAgra Foods helps bring back the lunch hour with the introduction of five new flavours in its popular Healthy Choice Gourmet Steamers line of frozen entrees MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/conagra-foods/lunch-hour-is-a-thing-of-the-past-for-most-canadians /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at...

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2010-05-06 07:55:00

Increasing the amount of vegetables in the first course of preschool lunch could be a smart way to get children to eat more vegetables, according to Penn State nutrition researchers. "We have shown that you can use portion size strategically to encourage children and adults to eat more of the foods that are high in nutrients but low in calories," said Barbara J. Rolls, Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences. Rolls and her Penn State colleagues study how varying the portions of fruit...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's cost-conscious economy, consumers are making choices to help them stretch every dollar. When it comes to eating, this can mean cutting back on dining out, eating smaller portions, reusing leftovers, buying in bulk and making an extra effort to reduce food waste. In fact, nearly two-thirds of Americans indicate they have changed their food consumption patterns because of the economy, and 80 percent of Americans say their families make a...

2010-01-26 11:38:00

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- February 1 marks the beginning of "Brown Bag It For Haiti" week, when teenagers nationwide pledge to pack a school lunch instead of buying one, and to donate their lunch money to feed hungry kids in Haiti or closer to home. The teen Web site Cooking Teens (www.CookingTeens.com) created the campaign as a way to unify teenagers who want to help Haiti in a big way, albeit a little at a time, following the earthquake that leveled parts of Haiti on...

2010-01-04 16:20:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- January is the time of year when millions of Americans vow to make positive changes in their lives - from saving money to improving the way they eat. More often than not, what starts out as well-intentioned resolutions, quickly falter. Health experts say, especially in the area of fitness and nutrition, people easily lose focus and motivation because they think they have to make drastic changes to their daily routine to accomplish their goals....

2009-11-18 12:05:00

Preliminary report from the Harvard School of Public Health reveals students prefer healthy school meals BOSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Think your kids won't eat healthy foods? Think again. A preliminary report of the Chefs in Schools Initiative by the Harvard School of Public Health, funded by Project Bread, proves that kids not only like healthy school meals, but actually eat more of the healthy foods than they would if they were eating a traditional school meal. The study...

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2009-10-20 13:40:00

A report released Tuesday warned that improving nutritional value of U.S. school food programs by increasing servings of fruits, vegetables and whole grains could increase the cost of breakfast by as much as 25 percent and lunch by 9 percent, Reuters reported. Updating school meal programs would meet nutritional needs and foster better eating habits, but healthier, fresher ingredients would boost costs, especially at breakfast where fruit servings would increase, according to the report from...

2009-10-13 12:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leading natural and organic grocer, extends thanks to customers at its 273 U.S. locations for donating $660,065 -- to help transform school lunches across the country. Over the past eight weeks, customers surpassed the Company's goal of $400,000 to fund the development of "The Lunch Box Project," an online resource created by "Renegade Lunch Lady" Chef Ann Cooper's nonprofit, F3: Food Family Farming...


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