School food debate must include ways to decrease food waste

While congress and the School Nutrition Association debate the cost of new school lunch guidelines, David Just and Brian Wansink (Co-Directors of Cornell University’s Smarter Lunchroom Movement) say waste of healthy foods is too high and schools much find the most effective way to get kids to eat a better diet. For more information on […]

Fruit and veggies costs too high for schools

David Just, a behavioral economist and co-director of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition, says that while the new Harvard School of Public Health study shows an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption at school, food waste and costs are too high. Just recently published a study in Public Health Nutrition that […]