Jamie Oliver Persuades L.A. Schools To Ban Flavored Milks

Jamie Oliver Persuades L.A. Schools To Ban Flavored Milks

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milk-cartonJamie Oliver, the celebrity chef turned school lunch crusader, has been lobbying for years against flavored milks that contain more sugar per ounce than soda.

Kids drink it daily in their government-subsidized school lunch programs, but this week the second largest school district in the country announced a change in the menu.

In light of the epidemic of childhood obesity, Los Angeles superintendent John Deasy announced he is recommending a ban on flavored milk, saying the drinks will be out of schools by the fall.

(READ the story at NPR.org)

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