Gallup Poll Finds Support for School Nutrition Mandates

A recent Gallup poll finds strong support for a law that limits food sold in public schools to those that meet standards for high nutritional value.

According to a recent Gallup survey, two-thirds of Americans say that, if given the opportunity, they would vote for a law that limits food sold in public schools to those that meet standards for high nutritional value. Three-quarters of parents with children currently enrolled in public school and nearly two-thirds of nonpublic school parents favor this proposal.

The poll, conducted March 8-9, also finds a smaller majority of Americans, 57%, favor such laws when the question sp

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