CHICAGO
05/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

CPS To Ditch Nachos, Doughnuts, Pop-Tarts In Major Nutritional Overhaul

Chicago public schools plan to ditch their daily nacho service in high school and get rid of doughnuts and Pop-Tarts for breakfast as part of a major nutritional overhaul of menus, according to interviews and documents examined by the Chicago Tribune.

New standards from the Chicago Public Schools Nutrition Support Services address many of the concerns raised in Tribune articles describing the daily serving of nachos, doughnuts and desserts in a district with an inordinate number of overweight and obese children.

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