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21 November 2011

Pizza stays on school lunch menus

The US House of Representatives dealt a blow to childhood obesity warriors by passing a bill that keeps pizza and French fries on federally funded school lunch menus.

The US House of Representatives dealt a blow to childhood obesity warriors by passing a bill that keeps pizza and French fries on federally funded school lunch menus.

The action is a win for the makers of frozen French fries and pizza and comes just weeks after the deep-pocketed food, beverage and restaurant industries successfully weakened government proposals for voluntary food marketing guidelines to children.

Victory for frozen foods

 
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