In 2000 only 4% of districts banned selling junk food in vending machines in schools

May 9, 2015

Compared to 2000 when only 4% of districts banned selling junk food in vending machines, in 2006 it was 30%. in 2000 40% offered french fries; 2006 only 19% states requiring regular recess for elementary schools: 2000 4%; 06 it was 12%

 

Source: Kevin Sack, Schools Found Improving on Nutrition and Fitness, NYT, October 20, 2007, national report, A9.

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