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Monday, March 8, 2010

Clinton Foundation Beverage Industry Delivers on Commitment to Remove Regular Soft Drinks in Schools, Driving 88% Decline in Calories

Final Progress Report on agreement with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation shows beverage landscape in schools dramatically changed lower-calorie or smaller-portion beverages now prevalent.

New York – America’s leading beverage companies have delivered on a three-year commitment with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, to remove full-calorie soft drinks from schools across the country and replace them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion beverages. As a result of the landmark agreement there has been an 88 percent reduction in calories from beverages shipped to schools since 2004.

1 comment:

  1. This is fabulous news. The President knows how to get things done.