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Barn Media 5-18-11: Flavored Milk Bans…Are They Really Better for Students?

Brian Allmer

Perhaps you’ve heard the news that a school district in Los Angeles, California is talking about banning flavored milk in its school and breakfast menus. The school district cites sugar as the main concern. And they aren’t the only district talking about banning it. Florida is considering a statewide ban in their schools. These school districts are trying to combat obesity – and they believe that flavored milk – such as chocolate and strawberry – is one culprit of the increased obesity rates in children…

Perhaps you’ve heard the news that a school district in Los Angeles, California is talking about banning flavored milk in its school and breakfast menus. The school district cites sugar as the main concern. And they aren’t the only district talking about banning it. Florida is considering a statewide ban in their schools. These school districts are trying to combat obesity – and they believe that flavored milk – such as chocolate and strawberry – is one culprit of the increased obesity rates in children…


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