U.S. government targets unhealthy school snacks
WASHINGTON (KGO) -- The United States government is proposing new standards to make school snacks healthier.
The new rules would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks, and greasy foods on school campuses.
The rules, required under a child nutrition law passed by Congress in 2010, are an effort to combat childhood obesity.
Many schools have already made these improvements, but experts say others are still selling high-fat, high-calorie foods.
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