Pond, James
July 2002
FoodService Director;7/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p26
Trade Publication
Talks about the role of schools in maintaining the health of students. Factors that contributed to the rising obesity rates in children; Failure of the California state legislature to pass laws banning soda and restricting snack sales in schools.


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