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Oct
30
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// A Revelation About Lunches

by // on Oct 30, 2012

You know how when you are passionate about something, you see ‘signs’ everywhere? (Or is that just me being superstitious, like usual?) Obviously, I have been passionate about lunch for years, but I went on a trip to NYC with a friend last week and while speed walking through the bustling streets, we sought refuge…

Sep
20
2012
Choicelunch News And Updates, From The CEO's Desk

// Nation School Lunch Program(NSLP): How The New Rules May Impact School Food

by // on Sep 20, 2012

Choicelunch founder explains new USDA school lunch rules by Dana Woldow, 2012-08-13 New federal regulations for school meal programs took effect July 1, but most students will get their first look at how those rules translate to the lunch tray when they head back to school in the coming weeks. Justin Gagnon, CEO of Choicelunch provides a sneak preview…

Sep
12
2012
Choicelunch News And Updates, From The CEO's Desk

// The Unintended Consequences Of The New Nation School Lunch Program(NSLP)

by // on Sep 12, 2012

I have written before about the new USDA rules.  The goals are admirable and the intent is wise: get kids to eat better.  ‘Better’ is open to interpretation, though. The 2012 USDA rules put an emphasis on more variety and helpings of fruits and veggies and strict calorie and sodium limits.  That seems like a…

Aug
16
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// Julia Child’s Mission

by // on Aug 16, 2012

Julia Child’s Mission Julia Child only learned to cook when she was in her mid-30s, seeking something to do when her husband took a position in the foreign office in Paris. (She herself had previously worked for the OSS, an early incarnation of the CIA). She and her husband Paul married relatively late in life,…

Jun
14
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// Where’s the beef (from)?

by // on Jun 14, 2012

Where’s the beef (from)? Our Nutritionist, Kelsey, recently wrote to a parent new to Choicelunch, who asked us a great question: where is your beef from? We figured when 1 person wants to know, more than likely, there are others! We source our Antibiotic-free beef from two key partners: Painted Hills Ranch in Oregon and…