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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.
http://www.clintonfoundation.org/news/news-media/press-release-beverage-industry-delivers-on-commitment-to-remove-regular-soft-drinks-in-schools-driving-88-decline-in-calories

2 comments:

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

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  2. Used glass bottles can either be reused or recycled. Beverage companies can collect them to be refilled as practiced in most European countries, yet they can also be sent and reprocessed in glass bottle manufacturing companies. 500ml liquid glass bottles

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