N.Y. district could lift ban on high-fructose corn syrup

04/24/2012 | East Hampton Press (N.Y.), The

A New York school district has decided to conduct further research on whether to loosen a restriction on the sale of food that contains sweeteners, including high-fructose corn syrup. The proposed change would allow students who cannot pay for a school meal to be served a peanut butter and jelly sandwich -- and the jelly contains high-fructose corn syrup. However, critics say weakening the district's current nutrition policy goes against its focus on student wellness.

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