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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.

2009-10-22 12:45:22

The American Dietetic Association welcomes a report issued Wednesday, October 21, by the Institute of Medicine encouraging federal school meal programs to adopt standards that increase the nutrition content and limit the calories in meals served to schoolchildren.

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2009-10-20 13:40:00

A report released Tuesday warned that improving nutritional value of US 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.

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.

2009-10-06 16:09:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at helping feed the nation's hungry children, has appointed Sonya R. Kaster, R.D., L.D.N., S.N.S, as its Grant Administrator.

2009-10-06 16:03:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation this week launched its Silent Hero Grant Program to award up to $100,000 in grants to public schools, non-profit private schools and non-profit organizations participating in the national School Breakfast Program.

2009-08-10 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces to transform lunch in schools across the country with the "School Lunch Revolution" campaign.

2009-08-03 04:20:00

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2009-05-27 14:45:00

Vikings Children's Fund Summer Lunch Program aims to increase participation in the USDA's Summer Food Service Program MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ --The Minnesota Vikings, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and Second Harvest Heartland today announced the official launch of the Vikings Children's Fund Summer Lunch Program (http://missingmeals.org/summer-feeding/), which will help secure up to 200,000 additional meals for Minnesota children this summer.


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