$25 million in new grants will go toward improvements like slicers for fruits and vegetables and better storage for fresh food.
Think back: Can you imagine school lunch with no chocolate milk? Many can, and some schools have made the thought a reality in an effort to make school lunches healthier for students. However, the efforts may have been misguided. Researchers from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab surveyed 11 elementary schools in Oregon where chocolate [...]
Eliminating chocolate milk from elementary schools decreased total milk sales by 10 percent, and increased milk waste by 29 percent, a study has shown. Additionally, the ban may have been a factor in a 7 percent decrease in Lunch Program participation. Show More Summary
During lunch break at St. David's School in Dublin last week, a student went comatose after his friend grabbed his testicles.
When was the last time you heard a movement of school kids standing up to the First Lady of the United States? From the Highway Beautification Act of Lady Bird Johnson to the Just Say No campaign of Nancy Reagan to the National Literacy...Show More Summary
A teacher at a top British school warned a student she’d be sent to “one of your gas chambers” if she didn’t remove herself after jumping a lunch line. The astonishing outburst happened at girls-only North London Collegiate School, whose former pupils include actress Rachel Weisz, ChildLine founder Esther Rantzen and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. […]
A Jewish teenager was told by her teacher that she would be sent to "one of your gas chambers" after she unhooked a rope barrier to skip the lunch queue at a school in North London. The incident, which is said to have left the unnamed girl "shocked and upset", occurred at the posh North London Collegiate School, reports the Daily Mail. Show More Summary
A Jewish student at a prestigious private school in Britain was left distraught after a non-Jewish teacher, employed at the Jewish North London Collegiate School, caught her cutting the lunch line and told her to get to the back or she would be sent to: “one of your gas chambers.” The whole incident has been
School lunches still stink. But now unprecedented numbers of students are refusing to eat them. Last month Baylen Linnekin noted that a GAO report had found that last school year's disastrous rollout of the updated USDA National School Lunch Program helped drive 1.6 million paying students from the lunch rolls. Show More Summary
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. Researchers examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality. Show More Summary
Students angry with Michelle Obama’s school “lunch rations” have taken to Twitter to share photo of their fairly vacant trays. School cafeteria staffers across the stated that not only are students telling them they are still hungry, the kids are also registering their angst over the offering on the menu and dumping much of the
The public school lunches mandated by Michelle Obama's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act are making news, and not in a good way. Students have taken to social media to complain that the lunches are leaving them hungry and dissatisfied, posting photos that feature the less-than-desirable food options. Show More Summary
Michelle Obama’s disdain of herself when she was a fat kid has caused her to enact revenge on the children of America… because she can. Now perfectly healthy and fit kids who are getting the brunt of her punishment on fat people areShow More Summary
Honestly, we wouldn’t eat any of this isht either Students Post TwitPics Of Michelle Obama’s Terrible School Lunches Via DailyMail American public school students sick of the smaller portions and healthier offerings they get at lunch thanks to Michelle Obama’s
A traditional food company reinvigorates its marketing by breaking with tradition. Most of us associate graham crackers with elementary school lunches and after-school snacks. This sweet, inoffensive food is, for many people, a reminder of a simpler time. Show More Summary
Universal free and healthy lunch in the New York City public schools is just a word away. With Mayor de Blasio's Executive budget due in early May 2014, he has the opportunity (with no need for permission from either the State or Federal...Show More Summary
Remember your elementary school? Maybe there was a comfortable rug for storytime in one corner, brightly colored cubbies for lunch boxes in another. At recess, you raced your friends, jumped from soaring swings, and bounced muddy rubber balls in a game of four square. Show More Summary
How the culinary world is changing the lunch line from a selection of processed meats and sugary snacks to plant-heavy whole foods.