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Latest National School Lunch Act Stories

2007-03-06 15:00:45

SEATTLE, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on producing the freshest and healthiest flavor combinations for kids and babies, Full Tank Foods is excited to announce a future collaboration with someone equally committed to quality, Tom Douglas, chef and restaurateur. After discussing opportunities to work together and ways to give back to local communities, Full Tank and Douglas will work together to develop a line of baby foods and a school lunch program featuring local and seasonal...

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2005-05-30 08:20:00

MARIETTA, Ga. -- As Garin Hughes picks through his school-lunch burrito and unidentifiable apple-pear dessert, he has a secret. Hidden underneath the eighth-grader's right leg is a chocolate cookie in shrink-wrapped plastic. That's for dessert. In the past, his parents had no clue when he bought a treat at school. Now, thanks to a new school-lunch monitoring system, they can check over the Internet and learn about that secret cookie. Health officials hope it will increase parents'...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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