PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two popular chain restaurants are removing soft drinks off the kids’ menus.
Applebee’s and IHOP say they will serve the drinks to children by request.READ MORE: Sources: Missing Bucks County Woman Casey Johnston's Car Found In Northeast Philadelphia
The move is the latest to trim back on soda consumption by children.READ MORE: 1 Day, 8 Tornadoes: A Look At This Week's Severe Weather Across The Tri-State Area
Many school districts have pulled soda machines from school cafeterias and menus.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Restaurants Martha, Irwin's Upstairs To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For Indoor Dining
The CDC reports childhood obesity has more than doubled in the last 30 years.