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11

Sep

Some schools adding ‘pink slime’ back to the menuMore than twice as many states put in orders with the USDA this year for ground beef that may contain the controversial lean, finely textured beef.

Some schools adding ‘pink slime’ back to the menu
More than twice as many states put in orders with the USDA this year for ground beef that may contain the controversial lean, finely textured beef.

17

Apr

Colleges gather 90 million pounds of materials for recycling contestUniversities and colleges across the U.S. compete for the title of nation’s Top Recycler.

Colleges gather 90 million pounds of materials for recycling contest
Universities and colleges across the U.S. compete for the title of nation’s Top Recycler.

21

Mar

How Farm to School programs are chipping away at childhood obesity
These healthy food initiatives emphasize local food consumption, school gardens and food education in school curriculums.

How Farm to School programs are chipping away at childhood obesity

These healthy food initiatives emphasize local food consumption, school gardens and food education in school curriculums.

12

Mar

Jonas Falk earns a healthy profit helping school kids eat well
The 28-year-old founder of Organic Life has grown a $20 million company by serving great-tasting organic food at schools.

Jonas Falk earns a healthy profit helping school kids eat well

The 28-year-old founder of Organic Life has grown a $20 million company by serving great-tasting organic food at schools.

27

Feb


NYC coding program pushes for computer science curriculum 



The city thinks that every kid should learn to code to keep up in today’s world, and it’s started a program to make it happen.            
The city thinks that every kid should learn to code to keep up in today’s world, and it’s started a program to make it happen.            

16

Mar

U.S. gives schools last word on ‘pink slime’The government it will leave it to schools to decide whether to use a controversial ground-beef filler in the meals they serve to students. Made from beef trimmings otherwise used in pet food and cooking oil, and treated with a puff of ammonia to deter e.coli bacteria, lean finely textured beef is typically added to ground meat, like hamburger, as a low-cost filler.

U.S. gives schools last word on ‘pink slime’
The government it will leave it to schools to decide whether to use a controversial ground-beef filler in the meals they serve to students. Made from beef trimmings otherwise used in pet food and cooking oil, and treated with a puff of ammonia to deter e.coli bacteria, lean finely textured beef is typically added to ground meat, like hamburger, as a low-cost filler.

13

Mar

College campuses ban bottled waterMore than 90 colleges and universities have banned or restricted the sale of bottled water on campus.

College campuses ban bottled water
More than 90 colleges and universities have banned or restricted the sale of bottled water on campus.

Why Utah’s anti-sex ed bill may backfireA Utah bill that would allow schools to drop sex education could lead to more teen sex, research suggests.

Why Utah’s anti-sex ed bill may backfire
A Utah bill that would allow schools to drop sex education could lead to more teen sex, research suggests.

26

Jan

USDA sets guidelines for healthier school mealsThe new meal requirements are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by Michelle Obama and aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

USDA sets guidelines for healthier school meals
The new meal requirements are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by Michelle Obama and aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

19

Jan

Don’t blame junk food in schools for kids’ weight gainThe biggest factor influencing children’s weight in middle school was how much they weighed when they were younger, according to the study.

Don’t blame junk food in schools for kids’ weight gain
The biggest factor influencing children’s weight in middle school was how much they weighed when they were younger, according to the study.