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US: Congress to tackle junk food in schools

A US Congresswoman is introducing a Bill that would get junk foods out of American public schools once and for all.

The Bill will update the national school nutrition standards for foods and beverages sold in schools.  This includes tuckshops and vending machines.

The Bill is likely to be addressed later this year when Congress reauthorises the Child Nutrition Act.

Read more: Center for Science in the Public Interest, 5 Mar 2009

Published on March 6, 2009 in International news,School food