News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 5 things: Grand jury investigates school lunches in California district http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 8. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 8. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district#comments Food & Beverage Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:15:00 +0000 58661 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Homestead Village offers multiple dining options to meet changing demographic desires http://food-management.com/healthcare/homestead-village-offers-both-casual-and-formal-dining <div class="field-deck"> As boomers age into retirement communities, a shift in dining is taking place. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As boomers age into retirement communities, a shift in dining is taking place. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/homestead-village-offers-both-casual-and-formal-dining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/homestead-village-offers-both-casual-and-formal-dining#comments Healthcare Private Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:48:00 +0000 58601 at http://food-management.com <p>Residents continue to like a more formal dining option, so Homestead Village offers that service at dinner.</p> SNA’s 2016 position paper calls for increased school meal funding http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding <div class="field-deck"> The paper cites costs of updated nutrition standards to programs, including reduced staff, cuts in reserve funds, deferred equipment investments and limited menu choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The paper cites costs of updated nutrition standards to programs, including reduced staff, cuts in reserve funds, deferred equipment investments and limited menu choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:53:00 +0000 58581 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Tucson Schools partner with U. of Arizona for compost pilot http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot <div class="field-deck"> The program is designed to deal with waste from increased usage of fruits and vegetables. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program is designed to deal with waste from increased usage of fruits and vegetables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot#comments K-12 Schools Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:55:00 +0000 58571 at http://food-management.com Study shows chefs can positively impact school lunch programs http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs <div class="field-deck"> As a result of the study, Massachusetts passed a grant that will connect professional chefs with more than 20,000 students this year alone. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a result of the study, Massachusetts passed a grant that will connect professional chefs with more than 20,000 students this year alone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs#comments K-12 Schools Private Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:43:00 +0000 58541 at http://food-management.com <p>Following the results of the study, Massachusetts started the first state-funded chefs in schools program. These fish tacos were one of the items created through the program.</p> Study finds fault with Cal Poly's campus food healthfulness http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-finds-fault-cal-polys-campus-food-healthfulness <div class="field-deck"> Bottom line: Only 36 of 314 entrées and 11 of 31 main dish salads studied were classified as healthy according to the standards set by the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bottom line: Only 36 of 314 entrées and 11 of 31 main dish salads studied were classified as healthy according to the standards set by the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-finds-fault-cal-polys-campus-food-healthfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-finds-fault-cal-polys-campus-food-healthfulness#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:37:00 +0000 58421 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 things: Pres. hopeful Cruz: If elected, fries return to schools http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 1. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools#comments Food & Beverage Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Private Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:47:00 +0000 58411 at http://food-management.com Matt Cardy/Getty Images District repeats lauded homegrown chicken dinner event http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event <div class="field-deck"> Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Part Deuce adds home-grown sweet corn to the menu as a tasty side to the poultry main dish raised by Holmen School District FFA students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Part Deuce adds homegrown sweet corn to the menu as a tasty side to the poultry main dish raised by Holmen School District FFA students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:07:00 +0000 58351 at http://food-management.com <p>Young Holmen Schools students enjoying a repeat of the Winner Winner Chicken Dinner event featuring chicken from birds raised by fellow district students.</p> Photo: Holmen School District Student ambassadors enhance customer relations for university dining department http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-ambassadors-enhance-customer-relations-university-dining-department <div class="field-deck"> A Sodexo program at the University of Mary Washington uses customers’ peers to get the word out about the dining program and elicit feedback. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Sodexo program at the University of Mary Washington uses customers’ peers to get the word out about the dining program and elicit feedback.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-ambassadors-enhance-customer-relations-university-dining-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-ambassadors-enhance-customer-relations-university-dining-department#comments Colleges & Universities Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:52:00 +0000 58241 at http://food-management.com <p>Student Dining Ambassadors for Sodexo at the University of Mary Washington include (l. to r.) Julia Gibbons, Josiah Hilliard, Savannah Steblein, and Bryant Atkins.</p> Photo: Sodexo Advocacy group’s report slams hospital fast food units http://food-management.com/news-trends/advocacy-group-s-report-slams-hospital-fast-food-units <div class="field-deck"> Analysis by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine finds the presence of QSRs on healthcare premises compromises the healthy dining environment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Analysis by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine finds the presence of QSRs on healthcare premises compromises the healthy dining environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/advocacy-group-s-report-slams-hospital-fast-food-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/advocacy-group-s-report-slams-hospital-fast-food-units#comments Healthcare News & Trends Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:21:00 +0000 57371 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock