Warwick Public Schools, a school district in Rhode Island recently changed its policy related to unpaid meal charges. Until last week, a student whose family had not paid the “lunch debt” was singled out in the cafeteria line and, instead Read More »
Why can’t we serve delicious, organic, scratch-prepared meals to our public school students? What happened to the “cafeteria ladies” we remember, and that delicious aroma of the bread they baked daily? Last week, the Board of Education likely asked themselves Read More »
Dana Woldow, Beyond Chron’s Contributing Editor and a national expert on food politics, died last week in San Francisco. Woldow’s death is a terrible loss for her family and friends. It is also a significant loss for millions of kids Read More »
(This piece previously appeared in Food Politics)
If you are having trouble keeping up with articles about soda taxes, you are not the only one. I’m trying to do this by dealing with one city at a time. Here’s what’s Read More »
Posted November 2, 2016 by Sriram Madhusoodanan and David Monahan
This week, Los Angeles teachers made it very clear: it’s time for McDonald’s to stay away from their students and schools. “Across the country and in Los Angeles, McDonald’s is exploiting our schools and teachers to market its unhealthy fare Read More »
There is good news and bad news about SFUSD’s school meals. The good news is that the school district has finally released more complete nutritional information about the food served in their cafeterias.
This was perhaps in response to my Read More »
For a school department that most people never think about, there is a lot of secrecy surrounding operations of SFUSD’s Student Nutrition Services (SNS).
It can take a lot of time and internet digging (or even a Freedom of Information Read More »
As San Francisco kids head back to school on August 15th, they probably won’t realize that their school meal program currently has no leader. Meals still come from Revolution Foods, and while a few cafeterias may be showing off a Read More »