Schools and Hospitals to Join Meatless Mondays Campaign; Nestle Develops Trick Foods


The food industry developed its own front-of-package nutritional labels, which have only earned tepid support from the first lady because they don’t emphasize nutrients to avoid, like sodium, calories, and fat.
[NY Times]

Food services provider Sodexo, which feeds schools and hospitals around the world, has hopped on the Meatless Monday bandwagon.

The latest Department of Health numbers show that 57.2 percent of restaurants have earned A’s under the six-month-old letter grading system.
[Wall Street Journal]

Foursquare’s 2010 numbers are in, and the New York start-up can boast a total of 381,576,305 check-ins worldwide last year.
[Washington Post]

Nestle researchers are aiming to create new types of foods that make people feel full earlier, or stay full longer, in order to curb overeating.
[Wall Street Journal]

The total number of restaurants in the U.S. fell by about 1 percent, or 5,551 outlets, to 579,102 locations in the last year.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

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