Delaware bill regulates sale of trans fats products in schools

    Delaware’s state House is set to review a bill that would regulate the sale in schools of food and beverages containing trans fats products. A similar bill passed the House in 2009, but was never voted on by the Senate.

    Sponsored by Newark Democrat John Kowalko, the bill would prohibit schools from selling foods and beverage containing trans fats products, but only during school hours. Events open to the public, like athletic events and school plays, would not be affected, the Associated Press reports.

    The school-hours ban applies both to vending machines and items sold in the cafeteria.

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