First soda, now snacks | Arkansas Blog

Friday, October 6, 2006

First soda, now snacks

Posted By on Fri, Oct 6, 2006 at 3:13 PM

Former President Bill Clinton announced today that major food companies had voluntarily agreed to work to putting healthier snacks in schools -- by lowering fat, sugar, salt and portion size. We'd heard that Arkansas' so-called surgeon general was to be in New York for this announcement, but early coverage doesn't mention the presence of The Huckster or other Arkansas officials.

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