Junk food getting canned in schools

June 27, 2013 2:25 PM

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Junk food getting canned in schools

Government announces new standards for snack foods not part of regular school meals.

Good-bye doughnuts, candy bars, high-fat chips, full-calorie soft drinks and chocolate sandwich cookies. Those kinds of foods and beverages will no longer be allowed to be sold in school a la carte lines, vending machines and snack bars during the school day, beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.

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