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District May Ease Junk Food Ban Amid Profit Loss

Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

The Seattle School District is considering rewriting a policy enacted in 2004 that removed junk food from public schools, citing the ban's huge cut to...

Don't Forget Speakeasies: Rethinking Junk Food Prohibition In Schools

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The recently passed Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (PDF) offers some positive steps to improve how our children eat in schools. But in trying to make s...

Peaceful Revolution: Current School Food Standards Don't Make Sense

Margo G. Wootan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margo G. Wootan

Over the last two decades, rates of obesity have tripled in children and adolescents, and that increase has been linked to soda intake and the sale of junk food in schools.