Latest School meal Stories

2013-03-31 23:04:07

Sprout's natural and organic vending machines to be placed throughout the Rockville area Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Nutrition in schools has become a big concern in Maryland, and parents are taking a strong stand to implement healthy food and diet awareness in their communities. In Rockville, MD, specifically, one parent has decided to participate in this challenge and partner with Sprout Healthy Vending to provide schools and local establishments with healthy snacks and drinks....

2013-02-27 14:05:54

The term ℠libertarian paternalism´ is a peculiar phrase because it invokes feelings about two seemingly contradictory philosophies. Yet, as a principle of the behavioral sciences, this phrase actually implies gentle guidance, without force. Recently, the USDA passed regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious. Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to increase whole grain offerings, cap the fat of milk at 1% for white and non-fat...

School Snack Crackdown Proposed By The USDA
2013-02-02 06:10:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new nutritional requirements that would limit the types of snack foods and beverages that can be sold in school vending machines. The agency´s new Smart Snacks in School proposal, which was announced on Friday, would prohibit the sale of any food product over 200 calories in vending machines while also requiring snacks to meet a series of other stringent nutritional...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'