The Huge Influence Of 'Lunch Lady Land'

March 23, 2015 6:45 PM

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In this Jan. 18, 2012 photo, Alexes Garcia makes cinnamon rolls for student's lunch in the kitchen at Kepner Middle School in Denver. The rolls are made using apple sauce instead of trans fats. Junk food in school cafeterias has been under attack for years. Now Colorado is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats in school foods, a ban that could endanger pizza, french fries and other childhood favorites. A bill pending in the state Legislature would make margarine, vegetable shortening and other traditional trans fats off-limits. The ban would apply to school lunches, school breakfasts, a la carte side items and vending machines. Schools could still serve fried foods, but not using traditional oils containing artery-clogging trans fats. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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