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USDA's child nutrition programs (National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Service Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program) have as goals to improve food security and provide children with a regular source of nutritious meals. In this report, we present updated...

Author(s)
Ralston, K.; Treen, K.; Coleman-Jensen, A.; Guthrie, J.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Information Bulletin - USDA Economic Research Service, 2017, No.174, pp iv + 27 pp.
Abstract

Children in Kenya are at risk of undernutrition. Milk powder is the 'golden standard' in products to prevent undernutrition but is expensive and cannot be produced locally. House crickets (Acheta domesticus) are rich in nutrients important for growth and development. The cricket biscuit contains...

Author(s)
Homann, A. M.; Ayieko, M. A.; Konyole, S. O.; Roos, N.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 2, pp 95-103
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This paper compares nutrition intakes and nutritional status of school children from two public schools in neighbouring communities of Ghana with different school feeding programmes. One hundred and eighty-two caregiver and school-age child pairs were interviewed concerning socio-demographics,...

Author(s)
Owusu, J. S.; Colecraft, E. K.; Aryeetey, R.; Vaccaro, J. A.; Huffman, F. G.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Food Research, 2017, 6, 2, pp 11-23
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the intake of food and nutrients among primary, middle, and high schools students in Shanghai, and provide recommendations for possible amendments in new school lunch standards of Shanghai. Twenty schools were included in the school lunch menu survey. Of those, seven ...

Author(s)
Huang ZhenRu; Gao RunYing; Bawuerjiang, N.; Zhang YaLi; Huang XiaoXu; Cai MeiQin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2017, 9, 6, pp 582
Abstract

Since 2008, amidst fears of vulnerabilities related to climate change, price volatility and global food shortages, an increasingly conflicted policy field has emerged in the global south. Competing policy narratives provide for rival policy orientations with respect to food policy, land rights, the ...

Author(s)
McCarthy, J. F.; Obidzinski, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, 54, pp 344-354
Abstract

This paper shows how the Australian egg industry maintained its preferred definition of "free range" eggs in the face of a powerful consumer-oriented challenge to its labelling practices. We show how a consumer law initiative intended to enhance consumer confidence and address misleading labelling...

Author(s)
Carey, R.; Parker, C.; Scrinis, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, 54, pp 266-275
Abstract

The aim was to study the association between socio-demographic and routine dietary variables and consumption of school meals by adolescents enrolled in public schools in Brazil. The study used data used from the National School Health Survey (PeNSE) 2012. To assess differences between...

Author(s)
Locatelli, N. T.; Canella, D. S.; Bandoni, D. H.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2017, 33, 4/6, pp e00183615
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This study aimed to examine the contribution of school lunch to dietary intake in primary school children, in relation to household income. Students in the fifth grade and their parents were included. The household income of each family was obtained using a questionnaire completed by the parents....

Author(s)
Aral, Y.; Ishida, H.; Nakanishi, A.; Nozue, M.; Abe, A.; Yamamoto, T.; Murayama, N.
Publisher
Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japanese Society of Nutrition and Food Science, 2017, 70, 4, pp 139-146
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this modelling study was to estimate the expected changes in the nutritional quality and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGEs) of primary school meals due to the adoption of new mandatory food-based standards for school meals. Setting: Nationally representative random sample of...

Author(s)
Wickramasinghe, K.; Rayner, M.; Goldacre, M.; Townsend, N.; Scarborough, P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2017, 7, 4, pp e013840
Abstract

Objective: Little nutrition research has been conducted among families with unstable housing. The objective of this study was to examine the role of food stamps (i.e., Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; SNAP) in home food availability and dietary intake among WIC families who experienced...

Author(s)
Bruening, M.; McClain, D.; Moramarco, M.; Reifsnider, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Public Health Nursing, 2017, 34, 3, pp 219-228

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