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Document Summary
Title War on junk food
Description Article describing backlash against the increasing involvement of fast foof companies in USA educational funding
Creation Date 30 April 2003
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
AMERICA is starting to reconsider the junk food culture which has become part of its national identity. The two biggest states, California and Texas, are proposing to ban snacks and soft drinks from school cafeterias as Congress prepares to consider the Obesity Prevention and Treatment Bill. Other legislation at state and federal levels is being prepared. The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) recently made the decision to link weight loss to tax breaks.
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