Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Obama On Vending Machines In Schools
The federal government is looking beyond the nation's school cafeterias. They're moving on to the vending machines down the hall. The New York Times reports, the Obama administration is preparing nutrition standards for food students buy outside of the cafeteria. The rules could be ready in a few weeks. At stake is $2.3 billion worth of annual school vending machine sales. Health advocates predict the rules will replace regular potato chips with baked, and regular peanuts with low-salt versions.
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