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SF Schools’ Meal Meltdown

Posted August 26, 2015 by

It’s déjà vu all over again, as SF public schools have been left waiting – and waiting – for their cafeteria meal deliveries, beginning the first day of this new school year. That’s exactly what happened at the start of
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Mom Bloggers to the Rescue

Posted August 20, 2015 by

What do Monsanto, the Corn Refiners Association, and the School Nutrition Association all have in common? As The Lunch Tray blogger Bettina Elias Siegel explains, in an article that first appeared on Civil Eats, all three groups have enlisted the
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Amidst School Lunch Fight, Paid Mom Bloggers Shape the Conversation

Posted August 19, 2015 by Bettina Elias Siegel

Sponsored bloggers mum over the School Nutrition Association’s push to weaken nutritional standards. Readers trust the opinions of their favorite “mom bloggers”; many buy products and services based solely on their recommendation. Recognizing the inherent value of this online word
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Rand Paul Doesn’t Get School Lunch

Posted August 5, 2015 by Dana Woldow

Congressman Rand Paul apparently does not understand how the federal school lunch program works. What else could possibly explain Paul’s gaffe in his recent Waste Report, where he accuses LAUSD of deliberately shortening lunch periods to deny food “already paid
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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?

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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