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School Snack Crackdown Proposed By The USDA
2013-02-02 06:10:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new nutritional requirements that would limit the types of snack foods and beverages that can be sold in school vending machines. The agency´s new Smart Snacks in School proposal, which was announced on Friday, would prohibit the sale of any food product over 200 calories in vending machines while also requiring snacks to meet a series of other stringent nutritional...

2013-02-01 23:03:35

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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