Detroit Free Press: New Federal Rules Ban Sale Of 'Junk Food' In SchoolsSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:36
Detroit Free Press: New Federal Rules Ban Sale Of 'Junk Food' In Schools
By Robin Erb
Detroit Free Press Medical Writer
9:43 PM, June 27, 2013
Pop and cupcakes and chips — they’re on their way out of schoolcafeterias and vending machines.
A new federal “Smart Snacks” rule announced today will push out of any schools that receive federal funds for meals those high-sugar, high-fat and nutritionally shallow snacks beginning with the 2014-15 school year.