Plans are being made for students at Hagerstown Jr.-Sr. High School in Hagerstown, Ind., to raise cattle not only as part of an agricultural science class, but also as food to be served in the school's cafeteria.
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September 16, 2013
July 22, 2013
Researchers found that obesity and excess consumption of salt may be causing an increase in blood pressure among children and adolescents.
July 12, 2013
The Republican-controlled body decoupled SNAP, more commonly called food stamps, from a bill that used to pass without controversy.
June 27, 2013
The rules were issued just in time to take effect during the 2014-15 school year.
June 07, 2013
Without U.S. Department of Agriculture action this month, food sold in school vending machines and on a la carte lunch lines could remain unregulated until the 2015-16 school year.
May 29, 2013
Some countries invest in school meals even though the cost can be 50 percent of the annual budget for educating a child.
May 17, 2013
The House version of the farm bill strips the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program of its main feature: freshness.
May 06, 2013
The proposal would provide loans to buy new equipment, give schools grants for small projects and equipment, and improve training and technical assistance for cafeteria workers.
May 03, 2013
More children are being identified as having food and skin allergies, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show, while schools work out policies to address them.
April 15, 2013
The USDA received thousands of comments on its proposed regulations for foods and drinks sold in vending machines, school stores, and a la carte lunch lines.