Soda Tax/Food Politics

IDEO’s SFUSD School Lunch Plan Flops

Posted June 16, 2016 by

A plan created in 2013 by world-famous design firm IDEO, intended to increase the number of students eating school lunch in San Francisco, has proven to have had just the opposite effect. Nearly three years after the SF Board of
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Our Children Need Kaiser Permanente’s Leadership

Posted April 25, 2016 by Jeff Ritterman, M.D.

I worked as a cardiologist at the Kaiser Richmond Medical Center for 29 years.  During my tenure Kaiser went from the “low cost leader” to a leader in quality.  Kaiser has also emerged as a major force in promoting public
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Communal School Lunch in SFUSD

Posted February 11, 2016 by

Will communal lunch for elementary school students ever come to SFUSD? The idea of small groups of younger students (in pint sized chef’s attire) serving each other lunch from family style bowls under the watchful eye of an adult, is
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Kroger Supermarket in Ohio Gives Free Fruit to Kids

Posted February 2, 2016 by Julie Fidler

Anyone with children knows the frustration of hungry kids begging for cupcakes at the supermarket. One Kroger Supermarket in Greenville, Ohio, has offered a unique and healthy approach to combat the problem of desperate little hands reaching for candy bars
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