New rules will limit marketing of junk food in schools

Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will eventually have to promote healthier diets, under new federal guidelines set to be announced Tuesday.
Moving beyond the lunch line, the rules being disclosed by the White House and Department of Agriculture will limit the marketing of junk food and sugary beverages in schools.
They will phase out the advertising of such products around campuses during the school day, and ensure that other promotions in schools are in line with health standards that already apply to school foods.

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(Photo: Paul Richards/AFP/Getty Images) 

New rules will limit marketing of junk food in schools

Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will eventually have to promote healthier diets, under new federal guidelines set to be announced Tuesday.

Moving beyond the lunch line, the rules being disclosed by the White House and Department of Agriculture will limit the marketing of junk food and sugary beverages in schools.

They will phase out the advertising of such products around campuses during the school day, and ensure that other promotions in schools are in line with health standards that already apply to school foods.

Read more 

(Photo: Paul Richards/AFP/Getty Images) 

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    If they actually do this my kids might stop stealing the change out of my pants pockets each morning.
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    how about this idea no marketing of fucking anything in the schools actually fund them enough to give a good education...
  7. sensiblestupidity reblogged this from aljazeeraamerica and added:
    Nanny state? Arguably. Necessary? Also arguable.
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    But freedom of speech! Next they’ll impede the free exercise of quench, and soon the right of the people to peaceably...
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