Domino's Pizza has begun a school lunch program called Smart Slice, featuring pizzas with whole wheat and less sodium and fat. The baked and delivered slices meet proposed federal guidelines for school lunch nutrition. "Domino's Smart Slice is a fantastic example of industry collaborating with America's dairy producers to develop an innovative solution that nourishes children," says Tom Gallagher of Dairy Management.
According to a Mintel survey, 37% of consumers believe they can get enough fiber from regular foods, and 27% believe foods with added fiber don't taste good. In the survey, 25% said fiber is only necessary for people with digestive problems, and 30% of men believe fiber supplements are as effective as fiber-rich foods.
Campbell Soup says it now offers six drinks that meet Alliance for a Healthier Generation standards for products served in schools. The most recent is V8 V-Fusion in 8-ounce cans, which joins other V8 V-Fusion and V8 vegetable drinks.