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Local Governments and Anti-Hunger Organizations Work Together to Improve Children’s Health

This post was co-written by Signe Anderson.

Increasingly, city governments are partnering with local anti-hunger organizations to reduce child hunger and improve children’s health.

Columbus, Ohio’s… 633 more words


Teacher Faces Fine For Handing Out Candy

Kids at an West Virginia school are learning an economics lesson about their government by witnessing 184 more words


Schools address plate waste using best practices

By Taylor Malottki

Students at Hickman High School in Columbia lobbed softball-sized oranges across the cafeteria minutes before the bell rang releasing them to class. Thanks to poor hand-eye coordination, some of the oranges ended up rolling on the floor between the tangle of students’ legs. 1,602 more words


Parents disgusted by elementary school lunch

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (PIX11) — Nutrition in school lunches has been a hot topic ever since first lady Michelle Obama implemented mandatory nutritional and USDA standards into the fare served in cafeterias all over the country. 360 more words

You Gotta Watch This!

Good News to Everyone ... Except SNA

I’ve received great feedback on my last couple blogs (thank you to everyone who shared them!) The person whose opinion I value most, however, told me, “Your recent posts have been a little negative. 885 more words

Obesity In The News

Don't Believe the Internet: School Lunches

So this picture has gone viral.  Among the controversy of Michelle Obama’s changes to school menu, people are trying to look at other countries for a better solution. 364 more words


foodcrisis6 reblogged this on The School Lunch Crisis and commented:

Even if these pictures aren't completely true, shouldn't the US have no competition whatsoever when it comes to the quality and overall nutrition of the lunch meals they implement?