The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
Students are buying Seattle school's healthy vending options, leading to a significant loss in funds that support school activities like clubs and sports.
Down with candy bars, long live the carrot sticks! Healthy vending is being introduced as an alternative to the usual fat, sugar and salt-laden junk foods.
Fast-food chain Burgerville has started printing health information on their restaurant receipts to help consumers make more informed food choices.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs