School Meals in Japan


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

Fischer, Max, “How Japan’s Revolutionary School Lunches Helped Slow the Rise of Child Obesity,” The Washington Post, January 28, 2013. Accessed October 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/01/28/how-japans-revolutionary-school-lunches-helped-slow-the-rise-of-child-obesity/

“Japan’s Food Self Sufficiency Rate Misses Target Again,” Japan Times, August 2, 2016. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/08/02/national/japans-food-self-sufficiency-rate-misses-target/#.WKILmPkrKUk

Iizuka, Sachiko. Hiramoto, Fukuko. “Historical Study on the Duties of the School Dietician System,” Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University, 2013. http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110009595365/en

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

Brasor, Philip. Tsubuku, Masako. “Japan’s Humble School Lunch: Social Leveler and Sacred Cow,” Japan Times, December 10, 2016. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/12/10/business/japans-humble-school-lunch-social-leveler-sacred-cow/#.WJ-HWfkrKUk

 “The Dream Team with One Heart: Emergency Ration School Lunches,” Gakkõ Kyūshoku Magazine, November, 2011. https://docs.com/ayako--mochizuki/9373/p038-059

Harlan, Chico. “On Japan’s School Lunch Menu: A Healthy Meal, Made from Scratch,” The Washington Post, January 26, 2013. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/on-japans-school-lunch-menu-a-healthy-meal-made-from-scratch/2013/01/26/5f31d208-63a2-11e2-85f5-a8a9228e55e7_story.html?utm_term=.040f88e3ba0b

Shokuiku (Food Education)

 “What is Shokuiku (Food Education)?” Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery. http://www.maff.go.jp/e/pdf/shokuiku.pdf

Yotova, Maria. “‘Right’ food, ‘Responsible’ citizens: State-promoted food education and a food dilemma in Japan,” Asia Pacific View Point, December 2016. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/apv.12135/full