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Document Number: 7979

Improving Child Nutrition Policy: Insights from National USDA Study of School Food Environments - The Third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study resulted in findings about competitive foods - those offered in vending machines, a la carte lines and school stores - available to students in school and highlight the success of the National School Lunch Program in reducing the use of competitive foods by students. Policy recommendations, based on comprehensive analysis of the data, are included. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, February 2009)...

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