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Food News Wrap: Aug. 19

Please, summer, don’t end yet. Pretty please? We’re happy to see all sorts of farm-fresh stories in the news this week, which makes us sort of feel like summer is still in full bloom. Top of the news this week: Fifty young people have become the first class of FoodCorps, a national service organization dedicated to […]

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Food News Wrap: June 17

After a brief hiatus from the news business (moving will do that to you) we are back with a doozy of a week in kids’ food news. Did you hear that L.A. schools have voted to eliminate flavored milk as of July 1? They are the biggest school district in the country to do so […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: April 14

It seems like we’ve been all over the map with school lunches this week. First the USDA had its deadline for comments for the proposed new rules over the school lunch and school breakfast programs (Did you get your comments in?).  Then USA Today looked at a school that is consistently making healthy lunches for kids, and published an […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Is it time for lunch yet? This week we’re thinking about school lunches, eating the right lunch, eating too much junk for lunch, and people who don’t have enough to eat at all. Fresh Fruit: To start, the USDA has announced $158 million in funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program, which brings fresh […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 25

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 25

Getting kids to eat more healthy foods is the theme of the week – both in the larger world, and in our household, where the kids have decided that Chex snack mix reigns supreme. Sigh. Moving on… Got Veggies?: Vital Health Zone offers this helpful chart of how many veggies a person needs based on […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 18

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 18

President Obama’s proposed budget was at the top of the news this week, and those who follow childhood nutrition were pleased to learn that all programs will retain their current level of funding, with $7.9 billion for discretionary nutrition program support (as per Obama Foodorama). However, as The Slow Cook pointed out in Grist this week, school […]

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