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.
The FDA investigated a Washington fruit processing plant after nine schoolchildren became sick eating their applesauce in school lunch.
In a blow to combating obesity, the Senate decided all vegetables on school lunches were safe, including potatoes (fried and otherwise).
After anonymously blogging about her experiences eating school lunch for a year, Chicago Public Schools teacher Sarah Wu has now revealed her identity.
Nearly one in three households categorized as "food insecure" had to cut back or alter their eating habits for lack of food.
We see what one college student eats for lunch, we take a peak at a course about food and politics and we make two dishes any cash-strapped student would love.
The first thing every student needs to have a good day is a healthy breakfast. Author Janet Poppendieck talks about what is right and wrong with school lunch.
Could shorter lunch periods contribute to childhood obesity?
In anticipation of the upcoming Child Nutrition Act, some schools are already featuring healthier options. But do vending machines have a place?
Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
Five San Antonio elementary schools have unveiled new "calorie cams" to see how many calories their children are consuming.
A new rule may help bring more local food into schools, but is that enough to get kids to eat it?
Although kids find flavored milks tasty, school systems are banning them from the lunchroom because they contain as much added sugar as soda.
Some parents are angered by one Chicago school's attempt to promote healthful eating.