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  • May 9, 2016
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    Playing politics with childhood hunger 8

    The long-awaited draft of the House’s child nutrition reauthorization (CNR) bill came out in April, and I was deeply saddened by one of the provisions to eliminate free meals for low-income children. No piece of legislation is perfect, and the last time child nutrition was reauthorized (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act), there were certainly troublesome areas. But the best part, in my opinion, was the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)....More
  • Mar 3, 2016
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    Editor's Note: Building a better future

    We should celebrate the diverse faces making up our industry, and that’s one of FM’s brand promises moving forward....More
  • Jan 19, 2016
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    Editor's Note: Creating a spark

    Real innovation will be our standard, and that’s why we created this issue to revolve around game-changers....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Editor's Note: 5 Things I’m Thankful For 2

    It’s been one year since I joined the staff at Food Management, and I’ve got a lot to be thankful for....More
  • Oct 6, 2015
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    Editor’s Note: Food through a positive lens

    There is so much food-is-bad messaging out there. Between GMOs, organics and fad diets, it’s difficult to keep up with all the information—and misinformation—about food....More
  • Sep 9, 2015
    Commentary

    Editor’s Note: A personal touch  

    Following up on my customer service theme from last month’s Editor’s Note, I was pleasantly surprised at the level of attention and dedication I noticed from several college operators during a recent group discussion at NACUFS. Every year, Food Management hosts a small roundtable of university operators to discuss the challenges and success stories in the industry. You can read snippets of the roundtable conversation on p. 22, with more to be posted online in the coming weeks. That discussion of problems many face at colleges was fascinating....More
  • Aug 12, 2015
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    Editor's Note: Lessons from the air  

    I spend a lot of time on planes and in airports, so much so that when my friends and family call, the first question they often ask is, “What city are you in today?” Because I don’t like to spend any more time than I must in the airport, I’m always looking for a quick option to grab a bite to eat, and I often know what terminal has my go-to spot for something (f...More
  • Jul 10, 2015
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    Can You Pass the Foodie Test?

    Cornell food scientists develop a list to determine if you're really a foodie or not....More
  • Jul 7, 2015
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    Editor's Note: Confessions of a former faker   3

    Almost eight years ago I got my first job covering the noncommercial industry. I had never written about food and was a little nervous faking it as an industry writer. Back then, I was a very cautious eater and didn’t stray too far from what was comfortable and known. Slowly, but surely, I got to know and love food....More

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