Is the U.S. Government Making Children Fat?

Yeoman, Barry
March 2003
Nieman Reports;Spring2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p30
Presents an article on a news story written in 'Mother Jones' magazine in the U.S. concerning childhood obesity. Purpose of the National School Lunch Program; Amount spent by the Department of Agriculture on surplus beef and cheese for schools in 2001; Views of the American School Food Service Association on a menu-planning system proposed by the Department of Agriculture.


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