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Pa. Will Allow Some Junk Food at School Bake Sales, Not So NJ or Del.A new federal law allows individual states to set their own number of fundraiser exemptions for junk food sold in schools. Pennsylvania and a handful of other states have done so.
USDA Pushing Fruits and Veggies Into School Lunches, But Will Kids Bite?"It's all in the messaging," says Sandy Sherman, director of nutrition education for the Philadelphia-based Food Trust.
Feeding Hungry Kids In SummerIn the spring semester a class of Penn students examined ways to increase participation in the summer feeding programs for low income children in Philadelphia and came up with an award-winning solution.
Philadelphia Bioethics Expert Criticizes USDA Over Salmonella ResponsePenn bioethicist Art Caplan is criticizing the federal government for not informing the the public sooner about a salmonella outbreak apparently related to ground turkey.
Rutgers University In Fight To Control Asian Tiger Mosquito in US
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