The Barbe High School cafeteria has been judged to be “sanitary” by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, almost three weeks after the school failed a sanitation inspection because of rodents.
The American Press reports (http://bit.ly/qjfACs ) the DHH inspection on March 1 found nine sanitation code violations in the cafeteria, including four critical violations. The DHH defines critical violations as those that could directly contribute to food contamination or illness. View full article »
French schools were rationing ketchup in their cafeterias to help children keep their cultural identity, under a new government decree.
The rule came into force in most primary and secondary schools Monday and restricts how often the condiment can be served.
School lunchrooms can serve dressings such as ketchup and mayonnaise only with certain dishes, such as fries, which are now allowed only once a week. The decree also bans schools from serving ketchup with traditional French meals, such as beef bourguignon and roast veal with blue cheese sauce.
The edict aims to ensure that the pupils stay connected to their cultural heritage — and to prevent them from being lured by fattening junk food. View full article »