June 24th, 2003
New York City Cuts Back Fat and Sweets in School Meals
By Abby Goodnough
The New York Times
Acknowledging that obesity is “epidemic” among New York City schoolchildren, the city’s Education Department is reducing the fat content in the 800,000 meals it serves daily and is banning candy, soda and other saccharine snacks from school vending machines.
- Posted by Kathleen Dejino on February 21st, 2006