South El Monte, Calif. To Overhaul City Vending Machine Fare

The South El Monte, Calif. City Council voted to eliminate soda and add healthy choices to municipal vending machine fare, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune in West Covina, Calif.

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Editor's Insight: Vending operators should embrace community programs to improve health and wellness, particularly programs such as the one in Los Angeles County that include exercise in addition to more restrictive nutrition rules.

Vending operators should be proactive in making it easier for customers to promote wellness. 03-28-11 Elliot Maras