WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers called Thursday for an investigation into the safety of meat used in the National School Lunch Program, citing concerns raised by alleged abuses at a slaughterhouse in Chino, Calif.
ATLANTA, GA (AP) -- The Georgia Department of Education has ordered more than two dozen school districts across the state to stop serving beef supplied by a California slaughterhouse under federal investigation for mistreating animals.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Children would likely be both prime spreaders and targets of a flu pandemic, but they're being overlooked in the nation's preparations for the next super-flu, pediatricians and public health advocates reported Wednesday.
Many kids on the First Coast are already back in school but for some, the first bell rings Monday. While breakfast is the most important meal of the day -- especially for students -- we can't forget about their lunch.
CHICAGO, IL (AP) -- Mark Smith is convinced he can turn a generation of junk-food eaters into die-hard devotees of what he calls "the salsa of this decade." The dynamo treat? Single-serve portions of hummus and it may be coming to a school cafeteria near you.
SOMERVILLE, MA (AP) -- More fruits and vegetables were added to school lunches. Restaurants offered smaller portions. Crosswalks even got a fresh coat of paint to encourage walking and biking. The whole city of Somerville went on a diet to curb...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Simple kid-friendly training in good nutrition got 8- to 10-year-olds to eat healthier for three years, although snacks, desserts and pizza still make up an astonishing third of the youngsters' diets, researchers reported Wednesday.
Teach First Coast program hailed as a success, Increased enrollment at First Coast High, First Student Bus company, TV production program offered at new high school in Clay County, School lunches, more. Education Section