National Debate Over Flavored Milk In Schools Continues

The debate over flavored milk in schools continues nationwide, as opponents view them as unnecessary sources of sugar and fat and supporters emphasize the good-for-you components such as calcium and vitamins, according to The Chicago Tribune.

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Editor's Insight: Vending operators need to be familiar with the nutritional benefits of all products they sell. When nutritional claims are made about a particular product, vending operators who sell the product should be prepared to respond.

The benefits of flavored milk has long been debated by nutrition experts. 03-01-11 Elliot Maras