Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Amy Butler
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Michigan State University
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Carla Iansiti
Sustainability Officer
Culinary Services
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
39

A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:

DATA REPORTING for RHS SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE

1. Reporting Categories

1. MICHIGAN BEEF: DATA RETRIEVAL: I-Series
2. MSU BEEF/PORK: DATA RETRIEVAL: I-Series
3. LOCAL PRODUCE: DATA RETRIEVAL: I-Series, Misc
4. BOTTLED WATER: DATA RETRIEVAL: I-Series, Misc, Vendor
5. SOF: DATA RETRIEVAL: Misc
6. FT COFFEE/TEA: DATA RETRIEVAL: Vendor
7. SEAFOOD: DATA RETRIEVAL: I-SERIES
8. LOCAL/REGIONAL $$: DATA RETRIEVAL: Monthly AP Report
9. YTD SUPPLIER REPORT: DATA RETRIEVAL: Annual Reports

2. Additional Collection Considerations:
• GMOs
• Country of Origin; USA-Canada; Other
• Third Party: Chemicals, Disposables, Seafood, LEED production facilities, Energy Star
• Allergens
• Recyclable, Compostable, Recycled Content

3. General:
• Units of Measure
• Bakery is Local?
• Agreed Terms for Local/Regional definitions
• Seafood
• Data Warehouse


Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:
Yes

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:
Yes

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):

Culinary Services identifies 8 allergens as well as and low fat, grown at MSU and grown locally , local, nuts, soy, fish, shellfish, dairy, gluten free, Sustainable seafood, Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher and Halal In addition, retail operatios offer prepackaged vegetarian and gluten free options as well as Halal options in the Riverwalk Market.


A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:

The menus have been formulated and balanced to offer a variety of options for all diets. We prepare much of our foods from scratch whenever possible.


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
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Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
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Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
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