Generation XL The Battle Over School Vending Machines
A look at efforts being made to eliminate soda, candy and chips from vending machines Details
Program: Generation XL
Episode: The Battle Over School Vending Machines
Vending machines have become a lucrative source of revenue for school districts and a symbol of the childhood obesity epidemic. In this installment of Generation XL, host Nick Haines takes a look at the money area school districts receive from large beverage and snack companies, and the efforts being made by some schools to eliminate soda, candy bars and chips from their vending machines.
Premiere Date: 05/19/2008
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
Funding provided by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City and the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
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