Rules would make school snacks healthier

Rules would make school snacks healthier

There are 5 comments on the Poughkeepsie Journal story from Feb 1, 2013, titled Rules would make school snacks healthier. In it, Poughkeepsie Journal reports that:

The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.

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Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#1 Feb 1, 2013
Gubmint Cheese?

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#2 Feb 1, 2013
Shouldn't the school meals be left to the the School Board of each individual county?

Why are the Feds involved again? I guess I missed that.

Oh wait, never mind, I forgot, it is about control.
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#3 Feb 1, 2013
School snacks used to be WHATEVER a student BROUGHT to school from his/her OWN HOME.

Kids didn't have spare change to be feeding a vending machine.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#4 Feb 1, 2013
The government tells us what to serve in schools, while congress and the Whitehouse eat steak, fried chicken, taco's...............

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#7 Feb 1, 2013
DENG wrote:
Rules would make school snacks healthier
DO WHAT'S DONE IN CHINA AS EVERYONE HERE EATS FRESH, MOSTLY ORGANIC, FOOD AND NOT PROCESSED AND NOT OVER ONE-DAY OLD.
Sorry Deng..........dog and scorpian's don't mix here.

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