Ban on chocolate milk in schools heads to Connecticut governor

Friday, May 16, 2014

Got chocolate milk? In Connecticut's schools, the answer might soon be "no."

An education bill passed by the legislature effectively prohibits chocolate milk from being served in school cafeterias. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy still must decide whether to sign the measure into law.

The ban would make Connecticut the first state in the nation to eliminate chocolate milk from all its schools. Some dietitians worry that it will have the unintended consequence of reducing key nutrients in kids' diets.

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