Nutrislice Menus

With this software, users can create school breakfast and lunch menus for iPhones, Android, desktops, laptops, tablets and PDF printing. The menus include photos and nutritional and ingredient information. Parents can filter menu choices by allergen and other dietary needs.

Des Moines schools save money with more free meals

Meals at 35 schools and three preschools will be completely covered by U.S. Department of Agriculture

New menus spice up school lunches

Local specialities among the tasty dishes spicing up school cafeterias

Competitive food options become healthier

With concerns rising about obesity and other health issues, there has been a push for healthier snacks

Schools face nutrition crunch

Federal healthy meals regulations present challenges, promise for district food programs

New rules restrict junk food from schools

Smart Snacks in School rules go into effect July 1

Urban schools team up to serve greener, healthier lunches

Big districts banding together to buy biodegradable trays made of sugar cane

Business of: School vending machines

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Schools switch back to 26-ingredient burger after kids complain

After receiving complaints from students that the new all-beef burger patties did not look or taste “right,” the Fairfax County public schools system returned to additive-filled burgers.

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Small number of schools drop out of lunch program

The Agriculture Department says 524 schools – out of about 100,000 – have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier foods last year.

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