Schools Teach Three C's: Candy, Cookies and Chips

January 21, 2003

More schools are teaching children that "nutrition" comes in the form of fast food, candy and soft drinks. Some have turned their lunch programs over to management companies serving only fast food, forfeiting federal reimbursements for schools that meet government nutritional standards. In this September 2002 New York Times article, Jane Brody calls for national legislation.