Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 15th, 2004
Principal Robert Davis has ruled out all goodies such as cakes, cupcakes or other food brought in for celebrations at Meadowside Schools.
Health officials said Davis enacted the prohibition against the treats and adopted a new policy of using games and crafts to celebrate birthdays, holidays and special occasions.
While city health officials praised the policy as a way to combat childhood obesity, some parents said city and school officials shouldn't regulate what their children can eat, especially during school...
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