Vending machine vengeance: Marietta students say snacks are healthier, but unsatisfying
by Hilary Butschek
August 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Students may now be more likely to ask parents for a granola bar from the pantry than a few dollar bills before leaving for school as a result of new federal regulations for school vending machines. As a result of the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a federal regulation that affects public schools nationwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is allowed to regulate the standards for snacks sold in schools, and a new updat...
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