Universities

UCSF Becomes the First REAL Certified® Medical Center in the Nation

San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) March 29th, 2017 University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Health’s Nutrition and Food Services has become the first healthcare organization to be REAL Certified® for its use of nutrition and sustainability best practices. Serving over 8,000 patients, customers, faculty, staff, and students per day, UCSF joins other institutions in higher education… Read More


Marist College Becomes New York State’s First REAL Certified University

Washington, DC (PRUnderground) November 2nd, 2016 Download PDF here: Marist College Press Release PDF The United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) announced today that Marist College has become the first university in the state of New York to be audited and certified for Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL). “The REAL certification is one of many… Read More


Tennessee Tech Becomes the First REAL Certified Campus in the State

Originally posted on Digital Journal The United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) announced today that Tennessee Technological University has become the first university in the state and is the third nationwide, to be audited and certified for Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL). REAL Certified is the nationally recognized mark of excellence for food and… Read More


The uncommon commons: UCD proves that campus dining’s come a long way

Head chef Bob Walden of Segundo dining commons and the Culinary Support Center shows off the meal display in the entryway of the commons. The display shows incoming diners what is being served and where to find it. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo By Tanya Perez Originally posted on The Davis Enterprise  Today’s UC Davis students indulge… Read More


UC Davis becomes second university to be REAL Certified

Original Article on University Business Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) announced today that the University of California, Davis, has become only the second university in the nation to be audited and certified for Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL). “UC Davis recognizes the critical link between food, health and… Read More


Stanford’s dining program earns elite sustainability designation

Original article featured in FoodService Director By Bianca N. Herron, Digital Editor A nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting diet-related disease has certified Stanford University as meeting its Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) criteria.  No other college has yet earned the certification from the United States Healthful Food Council. “Stanford is helping set new standards for… Read More


Stanford first college to get REAL

Original article featured in food management Written by Mike Buzalka Designation from U.S. Healthful Food Council certifies school’s excellence in its commitment to holistic nutrition and environmental stewardship. Stanford University has become the nation’s first campus dining program to be REAL (Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership) Certified for its use of nutrition and sustainability best… Read More