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Food News Wrap: June 24

School’s out – finally – and it’s time to think about how we are going to be nourishing our kids over the summer. Will it be a fresh, farm-picked fruits-and-veggies kind of summer? Or will it be more about the soda, chips, and fries? We started asking ourselves this question after we saw today’s New York […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Nov. 5

Wouldn’t you know, just after we got finished with Halloween and all of the associated issues with treats, Happy Meals are back in the news again this week. Contrary to early reports, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors didn’t ban Happy Meals entirely, but it did put severe limitations on what kind of fast-food meals can […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 15

Just in case you were thinking that this week’s kids’ nutrition news was all about Happy Meals that still haven’t rotted six months later, think again. It is National School Lunch week, after all. Plus, there are plenty of other good stories you should know about: Chefs at Schools: Chefs arrived at 67 Chicago public […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting news bites crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda. Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into […]

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Do you want toys with that?

Today the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is set to give final approval to a controversial ordinance that would ban local fast-food restaurants from offering toys with unhealthful fast-food meals. Probably the best we can say about the effort is if they did it to get publicity, they certainly succeeded. This motion has brought […]

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