|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Jan. 5, 2016|
North Carolina State University
OP-7: Low Impact Dining
|1.00 / 3.00||
Food Service Manager
Dining and Catering Operations
Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
North Carolina State University requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: 21 None
Explanation: Realized that the purchasing numbers and subsequently the overall percentage were calculated for all venues (franchises, c-stores, etc) and the credit was intended to be just for dining operated facilities.
A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:
University Dining currently uses our Food Service software, CBORD to track expenditures and manage inventory of animal products. Through this software we our able to assign traits to the items (organic, fair trade, local, etc.) and determine the amount purchased.
Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:
Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:
Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:
A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):
All menu items are clearly denoted with vegan/ vegetarian, and also the top 8 allergens through our website, menu identifier cards, digital menu boards, and apps.
A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:
There is at least one vegan and one vegetarian meal available at every meal in all of our dining facilities on campus.
The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
North Carolina State University requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: 9865388 US/Canadian $
Explanation: Corrected number for dining facilities instead of franchises and c-stores.
Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
North Carolina State University requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: 2150654 US/Canadian $
Explanation: Corrected number for just dining facilities (not franchises and c-stores.)
Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably and conventionally produced animal products are not currently tracked; we are in the process of creating a labeling system denoting this trait.