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2013-07-16 23:02:46

La Prima Catering, a full-service company offering corporate and special events catering, has earned the prestigious 3-Star Certification from the Green Restaurant Association (GRA). La Prima’s Willow Grove kitchen is the highest ranked caterer – and overall food service establishment -- in the state of Pennsylvania, based on GRA’s exacting standards. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 La Prima Catering, a full-service company offering corporate and special events catering, has...

2013-07-15 23:16:20

Cranberries’ versatility and health benefits showcased at School Nutrition Industry’s Annual National Conference. Wareham, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 U.S. Cranberry representatives today announced the release of a new cranberry nutritional toolkit that will be distributed at the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) national conference in Kansas City, Missouri July 14th through the 17th. Nearly 6,500 school nutrition professionals are expected to be in attendance at the conference to...

2013-04-09 13:04:06

A study suggests that states with stricter school meal nutrition standards were associated with better weight status among students who received free or reduced-price lunches compared with students who did not eat school lunches, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) was started in 1946 to improve student nutrition by providing school lunches according to standards sets by the U.S. Department of...

New Federal Food Standards Are Leaving School Kids Feeling Hungry And Frustrated
2012-09-26 11:50:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New federal food regulations have gone into effect in schools across the country beginning this year. But many students have complained that they are still left with a feeling of hunger after lunch time. The issue has even triggered a YouTube video, created by two teachers and several high school students in Kansas, singing “We Are Hungry” as they try to make it through the school day. The new school food standards,...

States With Tough School-Nutrition Laws Show Slimmer Kids
2012-08-13 11:19:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The war on childhood obesity has just received a big helping hand. New federal nutrition standards are going into effect this year at schools all across the country curbing sales of junk foods and sugary drinks in an effort to help keep America´s children slim and trim. The new regulations require all schools to meet strict standards in order to get federal meal reimbursements. Many schools are overhauling their lunch menu...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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