My Own Meals, Inc. (MOM) strategically creates and develops healthy, delicious, shelf-stable foods that revolutionize marketing niches never before served. As one product market matures, MOM innovatively leads into the next one, fulfilling its commitment to the shelf stable category,

For Product Markets and Brands that we created and nurtured, click on the year to see a partial listing of some of the articles, events, television and radio interviews documenting the evolution of our key historic and strategic successes.

Strategy Create all-natural, healthy meals for children ages 2-10
Product Category Establish new self stable meals category
Known as Meals kids love and Moms want to serve
Brands

My Own Meal®, MOM™, My Kind of Chicken®, My Favorite Pasta®, My Meatballs & Shells®, My Turkey Meatballs®, Chicken Please®, My Own Meals™

Jingle

Serve the ones you love, My Own Meals®

Distribution

Retail and Direct Mail Sales

Years: 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992

 

Strategy

Adjust to War

Invent the first ever kosher and halal military ration program

Redirect military procurement from defense to commercial suppliers
Product Category

Shelf stable meals for institutions, consumers, emergencies

Military Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) – commercial distribution

Meal kits

Brands

My Own Meal®, J&M®, MOM™, M.O.M.™, My Kind of Chicken®, My Kind of Meal®, My Own Meals™

Distribution

Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Retail, Direct Mail, Institutions such as Schools, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, NASA, FEMA, International militaries

Years: 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

 

Strategy

Return from defense to institution and consumer emphasis

Product Category Shelf Stable Meals for convenience and emergencies
Brands

My Own Meal®, J&M®, MOM™, M.O.M.™, My Kind of Chicken®, My Kind of Meal®, My Own Meals™

Distribution

Department of Justice, Retail, Direct Mail, Homeland Security, First Responders, Institutions such as Schools, Nursing Homes, Prisons, Web distributors, International, FEMA

Years: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

 

Strategy

Adjust to Pandemic

Product Category Shelf Stable Meals for convenience and emergencies
Brands

My Own Meal®, J&M®, MOM™, M.O.M.™, My Kind of Chicken®, My Kind of Meal®, My Own Meals®

Distribution

Added In-Home elderly meal deliveries, SNAP, school lunches for kids not in-school, other institutions

Years: 2020 | 2021

 

1988 Adweek’s Marketing Week Ex Beatrice Exec Entrepreneur develops shelf stable meals for children
1988 Advertising Age November 7 Food Makers Jump on Microwave Kids Meals
1988 Chicago Daily Herald Nutritious meal in pouch assures busy moms that kids eat right
1988 Chicago Parent April My Own Meals for mother’s guilt
1988 Chicago Tribune Business Managers caught in merger squeeze
1988 Chicago Tribune Tempo Woman Motherhood fuels a business entrepreneur start children’s meals market
1988 Chicago Tribune Food May 26 Latest Convenience Foods for Microwave
1988 Citizen-West September 14 Introducing My Own Meal varieties
1988 Cleveland Plain Dealer, and other papers October Article
1988 CNN News Dec 9 at 5:30 and 6:30 am news report
1988 Crain’s Chicago Business Food for tot from a working mom introduces innovative shelf stable meals for children
1988 Dallas Time Herald September 21
1988 Deerfield Review Entrepreneur startup of Children’s shelf stable meals market
1988 Food By Mail July Direct Mail Selling Retail meals for Kids
1988 Food Institute Report Introduces the five variety line of My Own Meal shelf stable meals for children in midwest
1988 Food Processing Magazine August Retort Meals
1988 Good Morning America TV Show September Terry Savage’s Money Talks interview in studio
1988 Gorman’s New Product News June 3 Introduces the five variety line of My Own Meal shelf stable meals for children in midwest
1988 INC Magazine Cover story The New American Startup
1988 INC Magazine Dec comments on cover Assessment by industry of the potential success – relates to Sept Cover Story
1988 KPMG News Just Like Mom Would Make
1988 LA Times Herald November 18
1988 Lake County Today Radio Talk Show Dec 4, Waukegan, IL 30 minute interview
1988 Lempert Report October 5 Preservative-free, five variety, children’s meals
1988 Modern Plastics Impact on consumer markets of plastic shelf stable packaging
1988 Newsday (NY) November 9 Eating Shelf Stable – introduces MOM meals and positive taste teste
1988 News-Sun MOM makes meals kids ordered
1988 Northwest Herald September 13 Creation of Meals for children market by busy mother
1988 OnCentre – Chicago Entrepreneur Assn July/August Easy Meals for Kids
1988 Packaging Digest Retort pouch has another go at retail – introducing innovative pioneer, My Own Meal children’s meals in pouches
1988 Packaging Magazine Presents Retort Pouch Meals
1988 Pioneer Press Newspaper Illinois June 23 My Own Meals-Woman markets meals for Kids
1988 Prepared Foods Magazine Microwaveable meals for kids introduces healthy nutritious My Own Meals
1988 Progressive Grocer Introducing My Own Meals shelf stable meals for children
1988 San Francisco Chronicle June 7 What’s New – Mail order meals
1988 Southwest News-Herald July 7 Cook’s Corner: Shelf stable My Own Meal healthy children’s meals in Chicago stores, for busy parents
1988 Stamford, Ct Advocate What’s For dinner Mom?
1988 Today Show, National Aug 29 National TV inteview with Jackson on MOM
1988 U.S. Distribution Journal Working Mom Markets Kids’ Entrees
1988 USA Today Reference to Venture Magazine article – entrepreneurs across USA
1988 Venture Magazine My Own Meals is #14 of the Venture’s 100 Best Ideas
1988 Vogue Magazine Introducing My Own Meals to consumers
1988 Wall Street Journal – Front Page July 28 Introducing My Own Meals for children
1988 WGN Radio am720 June 7 Wally Philips Show interview
1988 WLS Radio am 89 Interview April 27 interview about the company
1988 WLS TV Channel 7 News June 9 interview with Janet Davies about company
1988 WMAQ & 80 other news stations Crain’s Report interview
1989 30 Newspapers in US Supermarket Sampler My Own Meals health made just for kids
1989 Aurora Beacon Mar 15 Her Own Meals Working Mom Creates Fast Entrees for Kids
1989 Adweek’s Marketing Week Jan 16 Marketers Find Kid Stuff is the Right Stuff
1989 Adweek’s Marketing Week July 10 Imitating “My Own Meals” when competition enters the market vs entrepreneur innovator
1989 Adweek’s Marketing Week July 24 Kid’s Kitchen May Face Backlash
1989 Adweek’s Marketing Week Nov 27 Marketing All-Stars on Jackson
1989 Advertising Age January 2 Children’s Meals – one of 10 categories to watch started by Mary Anne Jackson, My Own Meals
1989 Advertising Age November 7 Food Makers Jump on Microwave Kids’ Meals
1989 Advertising Age November 13 People to Watch – Mary Anne Jackson
1989 American Baby Short Takes S. Lapinski September
1989 Best of Best Package Designs Award for Innovative design and art
1989 BOZO national TV Sept 28 Endorsement of MOM’s children’s meals
1989 Business Week August Shelf Space Costs at Retail
1989 Capital Times Feb 15 Madison WI MOM offers fast easy nutritious meals
1989 Chicago Sun-Times January 13 She sells MOM’s home cooking
1989 Chicago TV Cable Interview Aug 2, 3, 7 Talk of the Town half hour news show
1989 Chicago Tribune Toys R Us goes beyond play food with My Own Meals
1989 Cincinnati All About Kids August/September
1989 CNN News July 12 Report on My Own Meals and MOM
1989 Deerfield News Voice February 23 “MOM” develops My Own Meals for kids
1989 Family Circle November 7 From Unemployed to Entrepreneur
1989 Food Business February 6 Working Mother introduces a product line for her peers – entrepreneur starts a food manufacturing company
1989 Food Business December 4 Health & Nutrition – My Own Meal innovation
1989 Food & Beverage Magazine Kid Meals Go Big-Time, Jackson was at the forefront of the children’s meals explosion
1989 Food & Bev Mktg Mktr of Month January A M.O.M. for All Seasons
1989 Food & Drug Packaging November Future View 2020
1989 Food Engineering February Return of the Retort Pouch
1989 Food Engineering September Mention on page 70
1989 Food Trends News Nov 1 to 15 Jackson as great marketer
1989 Fortune Magazine May 8 The ABC’s of Marketing to Kids
1989 Good Housekeeping Kids’ Meals in the supermarket
1989 Hispanic Market News Sept Especiales para Niños
1989 Home Show In Spring, Phil Lempert introduced MOM products on TV and radio: CNN, AM Buffalo, AM L.A.
1989 Income Plus November Quick & Crazy Food
1989 Local Chicago Radio talk show May 10 with one hour call in interview questions.
1989 Mansfield Inquirer Columbus, OH TV July
1989 Microwave Foods and Packaging April Jackson tells story of MOM
1989 Milwaukee Journal February 15 Kids in the Kitchen
1989 Milwaukee Journal October 17 Illinois Entrepreneur to speak here
1989 Milwaukee Sentinel Oct 25 Woman Builds Company with Her Own Meal Plan
1989 New York Daily News August 23
1989 News Journal June 28 Introducting My Own Meals to Ohio
1989 Nutrition Action Health letter Jan/Feb MOM compared with competing products
1989 Poultry Processing March/April Chicken Entree Leads way to new shelf stable meals
1989 Poultry Processing August/Sept MOM, Incorporated
1989 Processed Poultry Products December page 24
1989 Progressive Grocer September For time tastebuds
1989 Regis & Kathy Lee Jan 27 TV, Phil Lempert introduced MOM products on show
1989 Restaurant Business “Newsmakers” MOM in Toys R Us
1989 Riverside Hospital’s Newsletter September, Columus, Ohio
1989 Rocky Mountain News May 9 Denver, CO
1989 San Francisco Chronicle June 7 Taste testing My Own Meal varieties with children – kids loved having meals designed for them
1989 The Star Newspaper – Southern Chicago MOM means My Own Meals
1989 Shape Magazine Kids Meals November Nationally available by Mail order
1989 Success Magazine April Exploiting the Obvious
1989 Supermarket News May 15 Microwavable Meals for Kids: Warm Reception Despite Price
1989 Supermarket News Sept 4 Shelf-Stable Entrees Give Frozens Run for the Money
1989 Supermarket Savvy Newsletter  May/June Meals Children Love to Eat and Mothers Feel Good About Serving
1989 Talk of Town, Chicago Cable TV Half Hour Talk Show
1989 Venture Link Japan In Japanese describes Meals
1989 USA Today March 15 Quick meals for kids to zap
1989 USA Weekend March 3-5 New children’s meals offerings
1989 WAIT radio, Crystal Lake, IL Aug 22 Interview about My Own Meals and MOM
1989 Wall Street Journal Impact of the microwave on family life and children’s meals
1989 WDSU TV, New Orleans, LA Mar 10 6:00 to 7:00 am Phil Lempert presented My Own Meals
1989 Wealth Secrets Magazine November Cooking Up Profits With Children’s Meals
1989 WLIT Chicago Radio Jan 22 Sunday Morning Money Show
1989 Woman’s World October 10 Entrepreneurship and Market Development
1989 WYSY 108 Chicago News Radio Jan 19 Interview
1990 1001 Home Ideas December Meals for Kids
1990 Adweek’s Marketing Week Nov 26 My Own Meals Makes Microwaveable History
1990 American Baby January Catering to Kids
1990 American Health Magazine September The Children’s Hour – Healthy Eating
1990 At the Top Cable TV January 10
1990 Atlanta Journal April 12 My Own Meals entering market – taste tests
1990 Aurora Y108 Radio Interview January 11
1990 Better Homes and Gardens Sept Health Update Microwaves Not Kid Stuff
1990 Business Week The Best of 1989 Jan 8 One of Best Entrepreneurs Food Fit for Kids
1990 Chicago Sun Times February 22 M.O.M. Competes with Big Companies
1990 Chicago Sun Times February 25 Sunday What’s on Desks of Successful? – Jackson
1990 Chicago Tribune January 8 Business Pg 4 Tyson & My Own Meals
1990 Chicago Tribune October 25 Page 4 Marketing – My Own Meals testing ToysRUs
1990 CNN News March 15
1990 Convenience Store Decisions March MOM entrees available
1990 Crains Chicago Business May 28 Life’s No Picnic for Food Upstarts, p. 20
1990 Crains Chicago Business October 1 The 40 Under 40 Leaders
1990 Entrepreneur Magazine June Entrepreneurs Across America – Illinois
1990 FIRST for Women Magaine June 4 Kids Food – MOM’s meals described
1990 Food and Beverage Marketing April Meals for Children
1990 Food and Beverage Marketing November Look M.O.M.! No Nothing
1990 Food Business April 23 Four Hot Food Companies to Watch in the ’90s
1990 Food Business May 21 Kids Meals Loom as Mean Battleground
1990 Food Business September 10 Cover Story Food Industry Women to Watch in 90’s
1990 Food Industry Newsletter January 8 My Own Meals ahead of competition
1990 Food Trends Newsletter March 14 Kids Meals Trends
1990 Good Housekeeping June, page 194 Kid’s Meals in supermarkets
1990 INC Update January My Own Mission – Update on Cover Story 1988
1990 INC Internal Analysis April page 115
1990 INC Magazine September INC Roundtable article – Milwaukee June
1990 Jackson Citizen Patriot (MI) Aug 13 Food Kids Meal
1990 Longevity Magazine June Microwave Meals for Kids
1990 NBC News Report March
1990 Newsday January 17 Children and the Microwave
1990 Newsweek February 26 The Zap Generation
1990 New York Daily News March 21 New Kids’ Food on the Block – Taste tests
1990 New York Times February 14 Meals for children by microwave
1990 North Shore Magazine November MOM girds for battle
1990 Pronto Magazine Japanese New Directions in Children’s Market
1990 Regis & Kathy Lee January 30
1990 Supermarket Business May Not Just Kid Stuff
1990 Supermarket News September 17 Kids’ Microwave Meals Are Warming Up
1990 Today Show March 5
1990 Tufts U. Diet & Nutrition Letter June Who’s making dinner when Mom or Dad isn’t?
1990 USA Today Small fry microwave meals become big business
1990 USA Weekend Mar 30 to Apr 1 Target: Kids’ Taste Buds
1990 US Distribution Journal February Foods Feared for kids gain in popularity
1990 US News & World Report May 28 Pint-Size Fares to Florida
1990 US News & World Report November 5 page 74 News You Can Use – Kid’s Meals
1990 Wall Street Journal May 10 Front Page Kids’ Meals Become a Hot Market
1990 Wall Street Journal November 2 Shelf Stable My Own Meals sells convenience
1990 Washington Post January 10 Pg E-11 Latest Microwave Cuisine is Kids’ Play
1990 Washington Post September 5 My Own Meals created new Product Category
1990 WPVI Philadelphia August 27 News report
1991 ABC World Report News January 28
1991 Anchorage Times March 13 Nutrition differences adults v. children
1991 Arkansas Gazette March 14 Meals for kids eye market
1991 Business Forum March Taking Care of Kids
1991 Chicago Sun-Times November 7 MSG article – My Own Meals not using
1991 Chicago Tribune Sunday January 27 The Mother of MOM
1991 Chicago Tribune March 14 Taste test of kids’ meals
1991 Chicago Tribune April 25 MOM and packaging process
1991 Continental Profiles COVER July Story of Business and changes Cover Story
1991 Crain’s Chicago Business May 20 New Firm Caught in Food Fight
1991 Crain’s Chicago Business page 4 “Kids’ fare for ‘Storm’?” Pentagon approved
1991 Delicious Magazine NovDec Cover Story Jackson – Kids’ Food Whiz
1991 Entrepreneurial Woman May Cover Story Mary Anne Jackson Founder, My Own Meals, A Multimillion-Dollar Specialty Food Company
1991 Entrepreneurial Woman March Sixth Sense – Entrepreneurs
1991 Family Affairs Winter/Spring Microwave meals hurt family meals?
1991 Food Business Feb 11 My Own Meals
1991 Food Business May 20 Kids Meals The Market Grows Up
1991 Food Business June 17 Small Food Companies dealing with retailers
1991 Food Processing March Microwave-related burns increasing among children
1991 Honolulu Advertiser January 30 Meals for kids
1991 Ladies Home Journal April
1991 MOMENTS Newsletter Nutritional info on kids’ meal products
1991 Sacramento Bee June 8 Evaluation of Kids Meals in market
1991 Talking to the Boss Chicago February M.O.M.’s the Word
1991 Working Woman May Give Your Small Company a Big Image
1991 WPNT 100.3 – Chicago Talk Radio September 8
1992 Chicago Sun Times September 18 Women’s Conference 1000 participants
1992 Cleveland Plain Dealer May 26 MOM’s cooking finds a spot in kitchens
1992 Executive Female Jan-Feb Market Research and Surveys
1992 Family Circle Jan 7 Meals Hot off the Shelf
1992 Food Business April 6 Kids do the darndest (green) things
1992 Food Business August 24 Small companies have big needs, too. MOM story
1992 Food Product Design Trickle down Tech – My Own Meal pouches
1992 Prepared Foods February My Own Meals focuses on promos v ads
1992 SELF Magazine March Positive Persuasion
1992 Supermarket Sampler page 40 My Own Meals one of Best Products of Year
1992 Wall Street Journal March 6 Working Parents Hunger for Help In Kitchen
1992 Woman’s Day February TV dinners for Kids
1992 Working Woman July The 25 Hottest Careers – Executive to Entrepreneur
1993 Chicago Sentinel August 19 MOM’s kosher MREs help soldiers
1993 Food Business August 23 p 29 MOM left kids meals to kosher adult shelf stable
1993 Food Business Cover Story August 23 Top Female Entrepreneurs-MOM success story
1993 Forbes Magazine May 24 Shiksa Chef – Starting Your Own Business
1993 INC Speech San Francisco Nov 2 to 3 Beyond the Wonder Years – MOM redefined
1993 Jewish New York Week January 8 – 14 MOM’s kosher food to troops in Somalia
1993 New Product News Dec 9 Kosher meals for Adults and Children Intro
1993 Public Voice Speech Feb 1-2 Washington DC for Food & Health Policy
1994 Dieticians In Business & Communications Spring 1994 About MOM’s Kosher mail order
1994 Forbes Magazine May 23 No pork barrel – redefining the business
1994 Food Product Design June Entrepreneurial R&D story with MOM
1994 Good Fortune Magazine May News in Kosher Food page 138 MOM
1994 Live in LA (Doralee Scanlon) January 11 Interview
1994 WGN Super Radio 10 minute feature June 2
1995 Chai Today April Introduces kosher My Own Meals
1995 Chicago Sun-Times March 25 Space Station Mir Astronaut Shannon Lucid took MOM
1995 Chicago Tribune April 5 Introduces kosher My Own Meals
1995 Ft. Hood Newspaper July Kosher MREs Offer Soldiers Edible Alternatives
1995 Florida TimesUnion March 23 Making MultiFaith Meals
1995 Food Formulating May My Own Meals Go Kosher
1995 Food Formulating September My Own Meals to the Space Station Mir
1995 Food Processing September My Own Meals state Refrigeration Free
1995 Food Processing November Destined for Space Station Mir
1995 Food Product Design September Kosher meals displayed
1995 Food Service Director May 15 Kosher, halal, vegetarian, Passover My Own Meal
1995 Food Service Director December 15 This is the new Army – MOM ration photo
1995 Herald Trib FL March 22 Multi Faith Meals
1995 Home News New Brunswick NJ April 5 Introduces Passover My Own Meals
1995 JUF News September My Own Meals goes to Space
1995 Kashrus Magazine February Dual certified Kosher and Halal Vegetarian
1995 Military Lifestyle Couponer July Military commissary distribution
1995 North Jersey Herald & News April 5 MOM Introduces kosher for Passover
1995 Seattle Times April 5 My Own Meal kosher meals
1995 The Press Enterprise, Ontario, CA April 13 Adult religious meals for multi use
1996 Army Times March 4 Soldiers kosher needs met with MOM MREs
1996 Chaplaincy Roll Call August 27 My Own Meals JWB_How ration program created
1996 Chicago Jewish Star August 2 to 15 Story of creating Jackson’s kosher ration program
1996 Feingold News June MOM’s Multi Faith Meals in institutions
1996 Food Product Design January Creating Logos and package art
1996 Food Service Product News Jan Feb My Own Meal listed
1996 JCC Press Release August 27 JCC_My Own Meals cooperate for kosher rations
1996 Jewish Bulletin Northern California First ever Kosher rations – My Own Meals.
1996 Jewish Post of New York December MOM kosher meals available to military
1996 Jewish Press March 22 MOM’s Kosher Travel Meals
1996 Jewish Press July 26 Aleph Institute helps MOM
1996 Jewish Press August 16 MOM’s Kosher Rations Contract History Making
1996 JUF News July Kosher Rations Available for First Time in History
1996 Kashrus Magazine September Update on Multi-Faith Ration_My Own Meals
1996 Lubavitch News June First ever Kosher rations – My Own Meals
1996 Meat Marketing & Technology March My Own Meal beef meals
1996 Menorah – Aleph Institute February Jackson’s years of work succeeded with Kosher MREs
1996 Northstar Systems Inc News October History Making rations Jews, Muslims, 7th Day Adventists
1996 Pioneer Press July 18 Cutting Red Tape and Congress Involved in MREs
1996 Pioneer Press August 15 Political effort to get multifaith program in place
1996 Prepared Foods November Hailing Halal MOM in halal market
1996 Virginia Pilot Military Section October 16 History Making MOM shipping kosher and halal MREs
1996 Wall Street Journal July 11 page1 First ever Kosher rations – My Own Meals.
1996 Washington Jewish Week May 16 Chaplains tell story of My Own Meal testing since 1992
1996 Womens Business Development Center Jackson is Hall of Fame September 11
1997 Defense Logistics Agency Loglines March DLA feature on religious meals and My Own Meals
1997 Delaney Report February 17 MOM goes kosher
1997 Food Technology August My Own Meals publishes book on halal production
1997 Forward Business Labor April 16 Story of MOM’s Kosher Meal Creation
1997 Guardian, Ft. Polk February 28 Jackson lives soldier’s life getting feedback from soldiers
1997 Jewish Week, Long Island January 10 My Own Meals finally in the military system
1997 Kashrus Magazine February My Own Meals finally in the military system
1997 Link RDA February Jackson at Ft. Polk with run-away M60 reviews meals with soldiers
1997 Meat Processing Magazine February MOM Halal Meals Available in Military, p 36
1997 National Guard August Announces First of its kind, MOM’s MREs
1997 National Jewish Committee on Scouting June 8 Announces MOM’s Pouch Meals for Scouting Troop Use
1997  North American Meat Processors Dec 2 Announces MOM’s Halal Production Standards Book
1998 Association of US Army October MREs evaluated including kosher and halal
1998 Business 98 February-March Sales Savvy discusses Jackson’s RFP and Sales Approaches
1998 CBS-TV Moscow Interview for TV and radio
1998 Food & Beverage Marketing November Y2K, My Own Meals, My Kind of Meal meal kits
1999 Cleveland Jewish News January 1 My Own Meals only one to help for Y2K
1999 Crain’s Chicago Business March 8 Preparing for Y2K discussed My Own Meals
1999 Crain’s Chicago Business November 1 Jackson 10 years later as 40 Under 40 Lessons Learned
1999 Kosher Today November My Own Meals fills void – Debut at Kosherfest
1999 Maariv, Israel Daily Newspaper August Combat Ration by My Own Meal
1999 nt.excite.com March 7 Y2K gear sales up including My Own Meals
1999 Virtual Jerusalem Living March 15 NY Rabbis Head for Gulf, Bosnia with MOM MREs
1999 Virtual Jerusalem Living August My Own Meals only one to help for Y2K
2000 Eshel Kosher Market Inro My Own Meals for travel, office, camping
2000 Food Engineering July_August Flexible Manufacturing, kosher, halal My Own Meals
2000 Food Technology July Getting Religion for your meals
2000 Kolot Jewish Voices August Soldiers Chow down on Kosher Rations from MOM
2000 WGN News September 5 Kosher military rations
2001 Daily Northwestern Newspaper January 11 Northwest Univ. Sodexho add My Own Meals
2001 Gulf News Abu Dhabi March 25 Jackson Introduces religious rations to Gulf States at IDEX
2001 Israel News April Kosher My Own Meals headed to outer space
2001 Jerusalem Report December 31 My Own Meals keeps kosher & halal meat separate
2001 Jewish Homemaker Winter 2001 Rabbi Goldstein at Ground Zero, My Own Meals mentioned
2001 Jewish News of Phoenix July 14 New Rabbi experiences including kosher MREs
2001 Israel News April Kosher My Own Meals headed to outer space
2001 Kashrus Magazine June My Own Meals Kosher Meals in Space
2001 Kosher Today May Discusses dual certification issues citing MOM
2001 Kosher Today May MOM in space for Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon
2001 Kosher Today July My Own Meals story of going kosher
2001 Lifestyle Magazine May Upfront – MOM kosher meals in space
2001 Pioneer Press Papers Illinois May 3 Local story about My Own Meals going kosher
2001 Reuters March Halal MREs at Gulf Trade Show in Abu Dhabi UAE
2001 Sun Sentinel April 9 Israeli Astronaut and My Own Meals
2002 Chicagoland TV Cable On MOM’s military ration program
2002 Daily News Sunday June 16 page 15 Astronaut Ilan Ramon takes MOM to space
2002 FORWARD July 26 MOM’s kosher prison meal plans
2002 Kosher Today September kosher.com site includes My Own Meals
2002 Torah Radio 10:50 am half hour interview with Jackson
2002 WBBM-AM 780 at 6:50, 10:50, 1:50, 4:50 report on MOM
2003 Kosher Today February 3 MOM on ill-fated Colombia space shuttle
2003 ABC News at 5 pm MOM and Astronaut story
2004 Chicago Tribune December 29 My Own Meals Chicago Assembly Plant
2004 The Jewish Week January 9 Bringing My Own Meals – kosher on the road
2004 The Jewish Week March 11 Military needs Passover – MOM will plan for next year
     
2005 Elmira Star-Gazette (NY) July 30 My Own Meals aboard Space Shuttle Discovery
2005 The Maple Leaf September 14 Canadian Military Contract
2005 Newsday.com: High-tech kosher April 28 Military bought 9600 My Own Meal Kosher for Passover
2005 Defend America Bagdad, Iraq Sept 6  Donations Kick Off School Days for Iraqi Kids
2005 Prepared Foods August Formulating Soups and Stews
2006  DefenseLINK News Nov 21 Military Funds for Pakistan Quake Relief
2006 Food & Drink Magazine June “Certified Success” in Halal MREs
2006 NJBIZ New Jersey Business April 17 MOM drops Passover & Supplies Daily Ration Needs
2006 Washington Post July 9 Sunday The Costs of War
2007 Anaconda Times June 20 Soldiers Break Bread, Learn Culture MOM’s halal MREs
2007 Army Magazine May Sustaining the Force & Preparing for the Next Mission MOM halal MRE photo
2007 Jewish Review July 18 MOM supplies institutions, retail, military
2007 Wall Street Journal March 15 Halal MREs
2008 Danger Room Dec 19 Baghdad’s Meals on (Armored) Wheels – MOM’s MREs to Sadr City residents
2008 Support Our Troops.org Dec 15 US, Iraqi Soldiers Deliver Meals to Sadr Residents, Badhdad – MOM’s halal MREs
2010 Army Times March 22 Kosher and Halal MREs feed religious diversity
2010 National Guard Magazine Sept 2010 Illinois Guard 182nd Airlift Wing shipping MOMs halal MREs to Pakistan refugees
2011 Deerfield Review July 21 Firm brings Kosher, Halal to the Masses
2012 Government Security News November 01 FEMA Purchases for Hurricane Sandy