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2014-04-24 08:29:53

KIWI magazine is pleased to announce the winning schools in its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest; each school was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation

Chocolate Milk Bans Have Backfired In Some Schools
2014-04-17 11:35:14

Citing insufficient nutritional value, some schools have banned chocolate milk from their lunch programs and offered skim milk instead. However, a new study has found that kids who no longer have the choice on chocolate milk take 10 percent less milk and waste 29 percent more.

2014-04-09 23:27:40

Foothill Farms®, a dry-blending and packaging food company, responds to recent USDA changes for K-12 Grain and Protein maximums by adding new recipe categories specific to USDA foods and

2014-04-09 12:32:55

A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year.

School Children Are Now Eating More Fruits And Vegetables: Study
2014-03-04 12:14:31

When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) enacted new guidelines for school lunches in 2012, critics of the change said the additional fruits and vegetable that students were now required to select as part of their meal would merely increase food waste.

2014-03-03 16:25:31

Programs provide nutritious mobile solutions for students' busy schedules PHILADELPHIA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark, a leading provider of school food and nutrition services

2014-03-03 08:31:43

Fuel Up to Play 60, With Support From Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign and Dean Foods, Launches National Efforts to Help Make School Breakfast Accessible for All Students ROSEMONT,

2014-02-28 23:29:16

School menus and nutritional information appear on digital menu boards, dry erase boards, printed menu boards, smart phones and tablets, school websites and on smart boards in the classroom.

2014-01-30 12:28:04

Michigan schools encouraged to apply for comprehensive program that emphasizes physical activity, healthy eating and healthy breakfast for children DETROIT, Jan.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.