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Schools struggle to feed kids healthy food (CNN)

LSchools struggle to feed kids healthy food CNN Newsroom daily from 9 a.m. -- 5 p.m. ET for on-air coverage and join in the discussion here on Eatocracy. ALL COVERAGE (CNN) -- Dana Woldow issues a challenge to every member of Congress: "Try school cafeteria food in your district. Then see if you continue to

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Cantaloupe Recall Due To Listeria Expands To Pre-Cut Fruit Salads

L The FDA just announced another recall in connection to the listeria outbreak in cantaloupes that has been blamed for at least 18 deaths and 100 illnesses since August. This time the potential suspect is a growing segment of the grocery market — those pre-cut chunks of cantaloupe that get mixed in with various other

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School Lunch 2.0

LSchool Lunch 2.0 Oakland Headed for a School Food Overhaul By Sarah Henry Jennifer LeBarre, Oakland Unified School District’s nutrition services director, has a dream. Looking ahead 10 years,lebarre_1 she imagines visiting the district’s central kitchen where fresh food is prepared from scratch for all district campuses using organic produce from the onsite farm. Each

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Michelle Obama, Wal-Mart partner on healthy foods program

LMichelle Obama, Wal-Mart partner on healthy foods program By Ylan Q. Mui, Nia-Malika Henderson and Perry Bacon Jr. Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, January 20, 2011; 11:22 PM Just a few years ago, President Obama refused to shop at Wal-Mart. But his wife now has other ideas. First lady Michelle Obama joined executives from the

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More Bay Area schools try to solve the riddle of how to whip up fresh, healthy low-cost school lunches

LIn the kitchen at Oakland’s Ralph Bunche High School, fourteams of culinary students are sauteing, simmering and searing bite-sized chunks of antibiotic-free chicken, in a culinary challenge as riveting as any reality TV cooking showdown. Simply stated, their goal is to create the ideal school lunch, and solve the riddle that many school districts face

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Free summer meals provided to Santa Clara County students when school is out

LWhile summer may signify school’s out for students, it also means some might go without regular nutritious meals until they return to class in the fall. Children in Santa Clara County ages 18 and younger can receive free meals during the summerfrom multiple locations. Various programs within the county are in place through nonproæts, community

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