Supermarket Chain Bans Sugary Kid Drinks

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As part of its previously announced ten-point plan to help reduce obesity, the British grocery chain Tesco made headlines this week with a controversial announcement that it will ban sugar-sweetened, child-targeted beverages such as Capri Sun from … [Continue reading]

New SNA President Responds: Business as Usual

SNA President Jean Ronnei

Earlier this week I shared the link to a piece by Dana Woldow, "Will SNA Chart a New Course?," which examined the background of newly elected School Nutrition Association President Jean Ronnei.  Woldow speculated that, based on the progressive meal … [Continue reading]

A Post-Vacation Food News Round-Up!

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Happy Monday, TLT'ers! I'm back from summer vacation and slowly (s-l-o-w-l-y!) getting back into the blogging groove. As I catch up on my email and social media feeds, here are some items worth sharing: Senate Committee Approves School Food … [Continue reading]

A Blogging Break


I'm taking a break to relax and spend time with family and will resume regular blogging and my newsletter in mid-late July. Hope you're having an enjoyable summer!   :-) Do You Love The Lunch Tray? ♥♥♥ Then "like" The Lunch Tray! Join almost … [Continue reading]

An Obesity and Soda News Round-Up

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With my lighter summer blogging schedule, I find myself condensing multiple post topics into themed news round-ups.  I hope you don't mind!  :-)   Today's theme:  obesity and soda, which, of course, are inextricably intertwined. A Troubling … [Continue reading]