Japan-Related Resources

“School Lunch Program in Japan,” National Institute for Educational Policy Research, 2013.

“How Japan’s Revolutionary School Lunches Helped Slow the Rise of Child Obesity,” The Washington Post, January 28, 2013. 2016. 

“Japan’s Food Self Sufficiency Rate Misses Target Again,” Japan Times, August 2, 2016. 

 “Historical Study on the Duties of the School Dietitian System,” by Iizuka, Sachiko. Hiramoto, Fukuko. Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University, 2013. 

“School Lunch Program in Japan,” National Institute for Educational Policy Research, 2013. https://www.nier.go.jp/English/educationjapan/pdf/201303SLP.pdf

 “Japan’s Humble School Lunch: Social Leveler and Sacred Cow,” by Brasor, Philip. Tsubuku, Masako. Japan Times, December 10, 2016. 

 “The Dream Team with One Heart: Emergency Ration School Lunches,” Gakkõ Kyūshoku Magazine, November, 2011. 

“On Japan’s School Lunch Menu: A Healthy Meal, Made from Scratch,” by Harlan, Chico. The Washington Post, January 26, 2013.

“What is Shokuiku (Food Education)?” Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery. 

“‘Right’ food, ‘Responsible’ citizens: State-promoted food education and a food dilemma in Japan,” by Yotova, Maria. Asia Pacific View Point, December 2016.