Editor's Note http://food-management.com/blog/36141/feed en Do We Suffer from Infobesity? http://food-management.com/blog/do-we-suffer-infobesity <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2015/07/Port_FM16_BeckySchilling_web.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 232px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />Infobesity: The suffering of too much nutrition and wellness information. I can&rsquo;t take credit for the term; it&rsquo;s something I heard from a registered dietitian at The Culinary Institute of America&rsquo;s Menus of Change conference last month.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/do-we-suffer-infobesity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/do-we-suffer-infobesity#comments Editor&#039;s Note Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:05:00 +0000 63501 at http://food-management.com <p>Photo: Thinkstock</p> Playing politics with childhood hunger http://food-management.com/blog/playing-politics-childhood-hunger <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2015/07/Port_FM16_BeckySchilling_web.jpg" style="float: left;" />The long-awaited draft of the House&rsquo;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).</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/playing-politics-childhood-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/playing-politics-childhood-hunger#comments Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Mon, 09 May 2016 05:40:00 +0000 62081 at http://food-management.com <p>Photo: Thinkstock</p> Editor's Note: Building a better future http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-building-better-future <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We should celebrate the diverse faces making up our industry, and that’s one of FM’s brand promises moving forward.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-building-better-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-building-better-future#comments Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Thu, 03 Mar 2016 23:06:00 +0000 59761 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Creating a spark http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-creating-spark <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Real innovation will be our standard, and that’s why we created this issue to revolve around game-changers. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-creating-spark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-creating-spark#comments Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 19 Jan 2016 23:29:00 +0000 55601 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: 5 Things I’m Thankful For http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-5-things-i-m-thankful <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It’s been one year since I joined the staff at Food Management, and I’ve got a lot to be thankful for. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-5-things-i-m-thankful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-5-things-i-m-thankful#comments Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:30:00 +0000 53231 at http://food-management.com Editor’s Note: Food through a positive lens http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-food-through-positive-lens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />There is so much food-is-bad messaging out there. Between GMOs, organics and fad diets, it&rsquo;s difficult to keep up with all the information&mdash;and misinformation&mdash;about food.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-food-through-positive-lens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-food-through-positive-lens#comments Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:41:00 +0000 51901 at http://food-management.com Editor’s Note: A personal touch http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-personal-touch <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Following up on my customer service theme from last month&rsquo;s Editor&rsquo;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.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-personal-touch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editor-s-note-personal-touch#comments Opinions Private Editor&#039;s Note Wed, 09 Sep 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51141 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Lessons from the air http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-lessons-air <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />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, &ldquo;What city are you in today?&rdquo; Because I don&rsquo;t like to spend any more time than I must in the airport, I&rsquo;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</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-lessons-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-lessons-air#comments Opinions Editor's Page Private Editor&#039;s Note Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:04:00 +0000 50051 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Grin and bear it http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />People are often surprised to find out I&rsquo;m from Texas&mdash;long ago I dropped the Southern drawl and replaced the y&rsquo;alls and fixin to&rsquo;s with versions more acceptable up North. So for many, it&rsquo;s a game to try to get me to drop one of these sayings unknowingly.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it#comments Opinions Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:02:00 +0000 48251 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Change is coming http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There’s more to Food Management than food</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming#comments Opinions Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 26 May 2015 14:21:00 +0000 47921 at http://food-management.com The Trouble with Technology http://food-management.com/blog/trouble-technology <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />Just how important is technology? The next time you go on a trip, count the number of chargers you have to pack. And it&rsquo;s not just the physical pieces of equipment that have come to be so prominent in our lives. Need to do your banking?</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/trouble-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/trouble-technology#comments Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:59:00 +0000 47121 at http://food-management.com Bonding over Tragedy http://food-management.com/blog/bonding-over-tragedy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />It may just be the Texan in me, but these last two winters have been particularly brutal. Boston is nearing 100 inches of snow&mdash;100 inches! Some Bostonians are forced to dig snow tunnels just to get to work.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/bonding-over-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/bonding-over-tragedy#comments Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:23:00 +0000 46461 at http://food-management.com A Legend Takes a Bow http://food-management.com/blog/legend-takes-bow <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />Last month Janey Thornton announced she was retiring from her post as deputy under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Janey came to her D.C.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/legend-takes-bow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/legend-takes-bow#comments Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:36:00 +0000 44821 at http://food-management.com Becky Schilling: From the editor’s desk http://food-management.com/blog/becky-schilling-editor-s-desk <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Food Management's Editor-in-Chief Becky Schilling on what to expect in the coming year.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/becky-schilling-editor-s-desk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/becky-schilling-editor-s-desk#comments Editor's Page Editor&#039;s Note Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:30:00 +0000 43661 at http://food-management.com 13 More Thoughts on the School Food Fight http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Editor Eric Stoessel unloads his notebook, and mind, on the topic of school nutrition and the ongoing dispute over the regulations mandated by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:02:00 +0000 39541 at http://food-management.com <p>Leah Schmidt talks during the press conference at the SNA&#39;s annual conference.</p>