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Mar 2,2010 at 2:39 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- It's not the kind of school lunch you'd expect. A sweet treat laced with marijuana was passed around at a San Francisco area elementary school.
Feb 5,2010 at 7:57 AM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced
sweeping steps Thursday to "assure the safety and quality of food"
purchased for the National School Lunch Program.
Feb 4,2009 at 12:36 PM EST
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The bagged breakfast waiting for Ricky Earl and other students when they arrive at school often includes fruit, cereal, milk and mini doughnuts.
Feb 14,2008 at 3:14 PM EST
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.
Feb 13,2008 at 9:14 PM EST
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.
Oct 17,2007 at 11:53 AM EST
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.
Aug 18,2007 at 10:31 AM EST
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.
Jul 20,2007 at 2:25 PM EST
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.
May 17,2007 at 10:39 AM EST
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...
Dec 19,2006 at 3:32 PM EST
Jun 1,2005 at 9:39 AM EST
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.
Dec 2,2004 at 9:12 AM EST
PORT BYRON, IL (AP) -- Authorities in Illinois are looking into the use of counterfeit bills at a high school lunch room.
Apr 2,2004 at 2:23 PM EST
TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP) -- Lawmakers propose more free lunches for poor kids during summer.
Aug 7,2003 at 9:01 AM EST
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
Jun 6,2003 at 2:30 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is looking for 10 million pounds of frozen strawberries to put on millions of schoolchildren's plates and to feed to needy people.