Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 17th, 2005
Encouraged by a milk industry study that shows children drink more dairy products when it comes in round plastic bottles, a growing number of schools are ditching those clumsy paper half-pint cartons many of us grew up with.
Already more than 1,250 schools have switched to single-serving bottles. While that is still a tiny fraction of the nation's schools, it is a significant jump from 2000, when there were none, according to the National Dairy Council.
"Those damn square containers are awfully hard for kids," says New Hampshire...
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