BUBBLING CONTROVERSY

Children are becoming the fat of the land.Thirty percent of them are overweight, and the finger of blame is frequently pointed at sugary soft drinks and snack foods loaded with fat, sugar and calories.Schools are also coming under fire for their vending programs that are filled with such products.Now, many states and school districts are limiting or outright banning their sale in response to concern

Children are becoming the fat of the land.

Thirty percent of them are overweight, and the finger of blame is frequently pointed at sugary soft drinks and snack foods loaded with fat, sugar and calories.

Schools are also coming under fire for their vending programs that are filled with such products.

Now, many states and school districts are limiting or outright banning their sale in response to concern about rising obesity levels and replacing them with milk, wa

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