Tag Archives: Meals

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ LONDON — Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Conservative British lawmaker who serves as leader of the House of Commons, has provoked anger by criticizing a UNICEF program that is set to provide free meals to children in Britain …

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Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children CARACAS, Venezuela — Government agents have raided the offices and frozen the bank accounts of a major Venezuelan food charity, threatening a lifeline for thousands of children during one of the world’s deepest humanitarian crises. The raids, which began last week, are the government’s …

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2,000 Free Meals a Night, Seasoned by Silicon Valley Chefs

2,000 Free Meals a Night, Seasoned by Silicon Valley Chefs

2,000 Free Meals a Night, Seasoned by Silicon Valley Chefs 2,000 Free Meals a Night, Seasoned by Silicon Valley Chefs PALO ALTO, Calif. — Andres Pantoja, an up-and-coming Silicon Valley sous chef, spent his pre-pandemic evenings delicately preparing the $115 plate of lamb chops and deboning the $42 Psari Plaki whole fish at a fashionable restaurant here. It is frantic …

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Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals

Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals

Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals At Chilli Kitchen in Beijing, spicy and mouth-numbing Sichuan dishes are laid out family style. Using red chopsticks, diners dive into steaming bowls of pork won tons bathed in fragrant chili oil and sesame seeds, and rummage through platters filled with dried …

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Court blocks Trump administration push to make school meals saltier and less healthy

Court blocks Trump administration push to make school meals saltier and less healthy

A federal district judge has blocked the Trump administration’s proposals on lowering American school food standards after a decision was made against the US Department for Agriculture (USDA). The Trump administration rolled-back National School Lunch Program nutrition guidelines in 2018, which reduced whole-grain requirements and sodium level restrictions on all school meals. The District Court of Maryland ruled on Tuesday …

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‘Shameful’: Children set to miss out on free school meals amid closures, school leaders warn

‘Shameful’: Children set to miss out on free school meals amid closures, school leaders warn

Children who need free school meals could miss out on food parcels amid stricter coronavirus lockdown measures and delays to the government’s voucher scheme, heads have warned. Ensuring that food is collected or delivered to all families in need is becoming more difficult amid the pandemic, prompting fears that children at home during closures could go hungry. School leaders are …

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Coronavirus: Children on free school meals to receive food vouchers

Coronavirus: Children on free school meals to receive food vouchers

Children who are entitled to free school meals will start receiving supermarket vouchers to buy food while staying at home during the coronavirus lockdown.   They will be given tokens worth £15-a-week and valid for use at supermarkets including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose and Marks and Spencer. Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, said no child should have to go hungry due to …

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