A group of Marin, Calif. students devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally and socially responsible choices has researched snacks sold in school and asked the foodservice director to make changes, according to The Marin Independent Journal.
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Editors Insight: This group of students, under the direction of a well organized advocacy group, did quite a bit of research and have given the foodservice operation a tall order to fill.
Clearly schools can do a lot to educate kids about health and nutrition. Private industry, including refreshment service organizations, should be assisting these types of school initiatives. 06-06-11 by Elliot Maras