“Seventy-eight percent of U.S. voters think schools should meet higher nutrition standards for all foods served or sold to students, and many of them are willing to help pay for that, according to a new poll released Monday. Commissioned by … Read More- April 12, 2011
“Interesting story by the Chicago Tribune about a public school that has banned lunches brought from home. The policy at Little Village Academy public school was designed to improve nutrition. I am surprised that this ban on homemade lunches hasn’t … Read More- April 12, 2011
“Polls show that almost two-thirds of American voters say the government should increase nutrition requirements for school lunches. And they’re willing to pay for it. The poll, released Monday through the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Kid’s Safe and Healthful Foods project, … Read More- April 12, 2011
“Improving the selection and nutritional value of meals served at South County schools was the focus of a food summit last week sponsored by the Sweetwater Union High School District. The meeting brought together food directors from the Sweetwater district, … Read More- April 4, 2011
The burden of foodborne illness on Americans is substantial. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur each year. Of those who become ill, approximately 300,000 are hospitalized and … Read More- March 2010
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