Posts Tagged: Food Politics

School Nutrition Association – the new Stepford ?

Conflicts of Interest: Real, Important, and Undeniable

Conflicts of Interest: Real, Important, and Undeniable

Posted July 27, 2015 by Andy Bellatti

On July 20, the American Beverage Association (the lobbying arm of the soda industry) shared the results of a study which concluded that “attempts by the government to improve public health through regulation of certain foods or ingredients such as
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Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Posted July 21, 2015 by

Meet Jean Ronnei, whose position as incoming President of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) puts her in a tough spot. She must tread a fine line between the interests of America’s “lunch ladies” and the children they serve, and the
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3 Months of “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles

3 Months of “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles

Posted July 6, 2015 by Casey Hinds

It’s now been more than three months since the “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles hit the grocery shelves.  In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) angered both parents and health professionals when they announced the cheese product would
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School Nutrition Association Caters to the 1%

SFUSD Wellness Policy Gives Sweetened Drinks the Boot

Are School Lunches Starving Student Athletes?

The Real March Madness

The Real March Madness

Posted March 23, 2015 by

The U.S. Conference of Mayors City of Opportunity Task Force meets in Boston today. Its focus is on “transportation, housing and inequality,” and how “federal policy can help close the wage gap and lift individuals and families out of poverty
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