Long-delayed U.S. school snack rules to come soon, according to Vilsack
After more than a year’s delay, American schools will soon see new U.S. government rules targeting the kinds of snacks sold to students, a move nutritionists say could play an important role in fighting childhood obesity.
Anxious schools have waited more than a year to find out how sales of potato chips, candy bars, sodas and similar treats to students will be restricted. These rules on food sold outside traditional cafeteria meals are a key part of the first majos overhaul on school food in more than three decades. Read the entire article at www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/31/us-usa-schools-snacks-idUSBRE90U0OE20130131.