Critics of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 argue the standards are forcing kids to take food they won't eat and thereby creating more waste.
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
A national movement against plastic foam food containers got a boost of momentum as New York moves closer to a citywide ban.
Kids are trashing the fruits and veggies served for school lunches. A study suggests paying them to eat the good stuff will increase consumption, reduce waste.
Healthier changes are finally coming to school snacks -- the first major overhaul in 30 years.
The new research lends empirical support to state-mandated fruit and veggie minimums.
Michelle Obama hits the road this week to promote the third birthday of Let's Move!, her initiative that aims to eliminate childhood obesity.
In hopes encouraging healthier eating habits among the nation's youth, the USDA has proposed a new set of guidelines for food sold in schools.
On the menu today are two traditional Christmas Eve foods: tamales and oyster stew. Bob Adkins uses his chef chops to make healthy and delicious meals for kids.
The USDA has decided to allow more meat and grains in school lunches after outcry by school administrators.
It's been a long week for "lean finely textured beef."
Kids don't like greens? Just don't tell them your recipe.
Two recipes for a healthy breakfast using grapefruit and oats, Mimi Ito documents what her kids eat for lunch, and cultivating truffles like any other crop.
How do you get a kid to eat more veggies? Don't tell them, show them.
First Lady Michelle Obama announced the first major changes to the national school lunch program in 15 years from an elementary school in Virginia.
Beef Products, Inc. discovered injecting waste meat with ammonia killed dangerous germs, making it safe to eat. That made it an economical option for fast food.
You can lead the students to healthy food, but you can't make them eat.
Didi Emmons fell in love with cooking when she was 12 years old. She now spends most of her culinary time teaching the next generation to love it, too.
Mimi Ito says lunch is the best time to introduce kids to new foods. After eight years of documenting their lunches, she now considers her kids to be foodies.
In another blow to increase the healthiness of school lunches, pizza sauce is considered a vegetable.