Government Bans Sugary, Fatty Snacks From Schools

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Government Bans Sugary, Fatty Snacks From Schools

Under the government’s new “Smart Snacks in Schools” guidelines, schools will no longer be allowed to stock vending machines or snack bars with treats exceeding 200 calories or those including trans fats. What do you think?

  • “I’m glad someone’s figured out how to say no to my kid.”

    Doc Gertz
    Mineralogist
  • “Anything that deprives students of the smallest amount of pleasure is fine by me.”

    Marco Fuentes
    Gear Straightener
  • “What’s my kid supposed to do with his hands now?”

    Leslie Roesch
    Trophy Assembler
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