Eat your fruits and veggies, or else; Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices; colorful makeover; 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices
Arizona Daily Star
Districts that are certified as complying with the new standards will receive money to help offset higher food costs. Districts follow state and federal nutritional guidelines for meals, which include such things as calories for meals and what types of food and ...

Regs increase lunch cost and nutritional value
PennLive.com
If 500 students were offered one serving of romaine each school day, it would cost an additional $900 for the lunch program, which Newport contracts through The Nutrition Group, a food management company based in Irwin, Pa. At Susquenita, Cree said ...

Students to get a taste of new food standards this school year
Timesonline.com
The new rules, set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food and nutrition service, are part of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and went into effect July 1, marking the first update in federal school nutrition guidelines since the School Meals Initiative ...

School districts seek recipe for success
Buffalo News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Members of the Erie County School Nutrition Association, made up of food service directors, got together over the summer and worked in teams to devise "cycle menus" - a set of five weekly menus that have the requisite food variety and calories per day and ...

Eat your fruits and veggies, or else . . .
Philadelphia Inquirer
"This is a historic change with huge impact," said Alyssa Moles, Farm to School program coordinator with the Food Trust, a Philadelphia nonprofit that promotes access to nutritious food. "It's big and almost scary. There are a lot of new pressures in the cafeteria ...

School lunches getting a colorful makeover
UPI.com
Ford, who is director of food and nutrition services for Manatee County schools in Bradenton, Fla., said younger students and high school students seem to be more open to trying new the new menu items. The SNA said a survey of 579 school districts found ...


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