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D.C. Mayor Orders Release of Secret School Food Rebate Data

June 2nd, 2011 · 21 Comments · kids, school food

In a development that could finally crack the code of silence surrounding rebates in school food service, lawyers for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray have reversed a longstanding decision by local school officials and ordered the release of data showing how much money food manufacturers pay in rebates in order to place their products on children’s cafeteria […]

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Corporate Food Interests Censor Talk of Rebates in School Meals

April 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · food news, school food

Giant food service companies apparently will do whatever it takes to squelch information about the impact of rebates on meals served to children in the nation’s schools. At a recent conference hosted by the American Association of School Administrators, representatives of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) who had paid $5,000 to participate in the conference at Denver’s convention […]

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D.C. Schools Food Director Calls Chartwells Contract “Crap”

April 19th, 2011 · 6 Comments · kids, school food

D.C. schools food services chief Jeffrey Mills D.C. Publice Schools food services chief Jeffrey Mills is deeply disappointed with the district’s contract with cafeteria giant Chartwells, The Slow Cook has learned, calling the agreement “crap” and outlining plans to establish nine satellite production kitchens the schools can use to make their own food sometime in the future. Two […]

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