What's in and what's out under new school snack rules

  • by: The Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 3:49 PM

The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make sure all foods sold in schools are healthful. The rule announced Thursday will apply to "a la carte" lines in school cafeterias, vending machines, snack bars and any other food sold regularly on campus. It won't apply to fundraisers, after-school concession stands, class parties or foods brought from home.

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