Posted by: MM | September 22, 2011

Calgary schools to ban junk food in 2012

Calgary schools will be junk food free in 2012.“As of 2012, all Calgary public schools will be junk food free. No sweet, salty, or deep fried snacks will be sold on the grounds. Chocolate bars, fries, high energy sport drinks, and even instant noodle soups are on the hit list — while muffins, fruit juices, vegetable soups and yogurt get school board approval.”

“Our schools shouldn’t be in the business of generating revenue from the sales of junk food” – a parent

“It’s not going to change the way I eat. I’ll just find somewhere else to get the same kind of stuff” – a student

Read the story from CBS

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