News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Binghamton to Extend Sodexo Another Decade http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade <div class="field-deck"> Company has been campus dining services provider for 30 years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sodexo is poised to extend its dining services contract with <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-binghamtom">Binghamton University</a> for another decade, through June 2025,&nbsp; after being the only vendors to respond to a recent RFP, <a href="http://www.bupipedream.com/news/49033/sodexo-seals-deal-for-10-year-contract-with-bu" target="_blank">reports</a> the school&#39;s Pipe Dream campus paper. The company and its antecedents have managed campus dining at BU for 30 years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 45271 at http://food-management.com QR Codes at Syracuse Provide Menu, Nutritional Info http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/qr-codes-syracuse-provide-menu-nutritional-info <div class="field-deck"> The codes can be scanned by mobile devices for convenient and up-to-date data. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-syracuse">Syracuse University</a> has posted QR codes in its campus dining halls to enable students to get nutritional information about menu items quickly, especially as concerns food allergens, on their tablets and smartphones, <a href="http://www.qrcodepress.com/qr-codes-to-be-added-to-syracuse-university-dining-halls/8529692/" target="_blank">reports</a> the QR Code Press. The initiative is a collaboration between Syracuse Dining Services and the school&#39;s Student Association.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/qr-codes-syracuse-provide-menu-nutritional-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/qr-codes-syracuse-provide-menu-nutritional-info#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:08:00 +0000 45261 at http://food-management.com Duke Dining Venue Hosts ESPN Broadcast http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/duke-dining-venue-hosts-espn-broadcast <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“First Take” program sets up shop at school’s Penn Pavilion to preview a major hoops clash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/duke-dining-venue-hosts-espn-broadcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/duke-dining-venue-hosts-espn-broadcast#comments Colleges & Universities Private Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 45251 at http://food-management.com <p>ESPN&#39;s &quot;First Take&quot; hosts prepare for their Feb. 18th broadcast from Duke University&#39;s Penn Pavilion dining center.</p> Foodservice Team Leads by Example at Children’s Hospital http://food-management.com/healthcare/foodservice-team-leads-example-children-s-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Patients, their families and the people who care for them need to stay healthy and comforted. Scottish Rite at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta does its part to achieve both. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Patients, their families and the people who care for them need to stay healthy and comforted. Scottish Rite at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta does its part to achieve both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/foodservice-team-leads-example-children-s-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/foodservice-team-leads-example-children-s-hospital#comments Healthcare Private Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:36:00 +0000 45241 at http://food-management.com School District Packs Meals for Kids Stranded at Home by the Weather http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-district-packs-meals-kids-stranded-home-weather <div class="field-deck"> Roanoke City Schools administrators say they want to ensure nutritious meals for at-rtisk students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Roanoke (Va.) City Schools has been packing meals for students who have been out of school for almost a week due to weather conditions, <a href="http://www.wdbj7.com/video/volunteers-help-prepare-food-for-kids-off-during-storm/31381670" target="_blank">reports</a> local news station WDBJ. District officials were concerned about the nutrition situation of students in a district where the free/reduced percentage at some sites is as high as 90 percent.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-district-packs-meals-kids-stranded-home-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-district-packs-meals-kids-stranded-home-weather#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:51:00 +0000 45221 at http://food-management.com 5 Things: Black History Month FUBAR, Fat as a taste and an Australian school food fight http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-black-history-month-fubar-fat-taste-and-australian-school-food-fight <div class="field-deck"> These and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 16. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-black-history-month-fubar-fat-taste-and-australian-school-food-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-black-history-month-fubar-fat-taste-and-australian-school-food-fight#comments News & Trends Private Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:22:00 +0000 45211 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Sysco responds to FTC’s move to block US Foods merger http://food-management.com/business-industry/ftc-sues-block-sysco-us-foods-merger <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Maze </div> <div class="field-deck"> Agency cites harm to customers in local markets </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Agency cites harm to customers in local markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/business-industry/ftc-sues-block-sysco-us-foods-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/business-industry/ftc-sues-block-sysco-us-foods-merger#comments Business & Industry Private Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:08:00 +0000 45191 at http://food-management.com FTC to Sue to Block Sysco/US Foods Deal http://food-management.com/news-trends/ftc-sue-block-syscous-foods-deal <div class="field-deck"> Proposed distributor mega-merger apparently now on life support. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Federal Trade Commission has filed an administrative complaint against Sysco Corp. and US Foods and will seek a federal court order to block the proposed merger of the two companies, <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-19/sysco-sued-by-u-s-over-us-foods-deal" target="_blank">reports</a> Bloomberg News.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ftc-sue-block-syscous-foods-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ftc-sue-block-syscous-foods-deal#comments Supplier News & Trends Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:27:00 +0000 45161 at http://food-management.com Thelma Becker, 1926-2015 http://food-management.com/news-trends/thelma-becker-1926-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Former SNA president played key role in developing industry relationships and protecting child nutrition program funding. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Former School Nutrition Association (SNA) President Thelma Becker passed away on February 8, 2015, in Harleysville, Pa., the SNA has <a href="https://schoolnutrition.org/News/TheLegacyofThelmaBecker/" target="_blank">announced</a>. Becker led the organization, then known as the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA), as president from 1986 to 1987, representing the state of Pennsylvania, where she was the foodservice director for Souderton (Pa.) Area School District for nearly 20 years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/thelma-becker-1926-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/thelma-becker-1926-2015#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:40:00 +0000 45151 at http://food-management.com Opinion: Respectfully, Mr. President, You’re Wrong http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/opinion-respectfully-mr-president-you-re-wrong <div class="field-deck"> Consultant John Cornyn writes an open letter response to Obama’s remarks about college dining programs serving “fancy food” and causing financial trouble for students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Consultant John Cornyn writes an open letter response to Obama’s remarks about college dining programs serving “fancy food” and causing financial trouble for students. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/opinion-respectfully-mr-president-you-re-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/opinion-respectfully-mr-president-you-re-wrong#comments Colleges & Universities Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:09:00 +0000 45141 at http://food-management.com <p>John Cornyn</p> FCSI