Parent Backlash Keeps Chocolate Milk In Winston-Salem, N.C. Schools

Chocolate milk will stay on the lunch lines at Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, N.C. schools after an outcry from parents stopped the effort to do away with it before the bid really got started, according to The Winston Salem Journal in Winston Salem, N.C. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: The flavored milk debate has been a long-time affair. Even nutritionists disagree on whether the benefits of flavored milk the nutrients, outweigh the demerits of high sugar content.

The debate is actually a healthy one, no pun intended. Kids should learn about the pros and cons of the products they consumer. This is why schools need to educate kids about nutrition and give them the knowledge to make their own decisions. 03-30-12 By Elliot Maras