40 Years of Ideas

15
YEARS AGO IN FM

An exclusive interview with Palm Beach County Schools FSD Joy Miltenberger explored the controversy over her use of department funds to install a POS system and promote Energy Express, her branded school food program…Lackmann Food Service pioneered one of the first intranet-based menu programs.

25
YEARS AGO IN FM

FM's 1987 cover story, “Contract Services: An Industry in Transition,” examined the increasing number of contract company mergers and acquisitions and asked, “Is bigger really better?”…The Army was testing the acceptance of lower-fat and lower calorie foods in its menus.

30
YEARS AGO IN FM

FM examined “The New Patient,” and ways — such as stepped up marketing to visitors and staff — hospital FSDs could offset patient meal revenues lost as the use of outpatient procedures increased… and the April 1982 cover story, “Rising Voices and a New Ethic” examined the role — and the ethical responsibilities — of noncommercial foodservice directors.

35
YEARS AGO IN FM

“The food is good. The prices are right. Why do they look so bored?” asked FM in its cover story about school food merchandising…The Carter Administration considered setting a mandatory ceiling on hospital charges.

40
YEARS AGO IN FM

FM lauds the “growing trend” among pioneering food manufacturers who were beginning to voluntarily list nutrition information on labels…More than 22,000 children enrolled in summer programs in NYC's Harlem and Lower East Side neighborhoods, receiving free lunches via a $536K Federal grant.