DAVIS (CBS / AP) — A Northern California city says it’s taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids’ meals.
The ordinance passed the Davis City Council unanimously Tuesday.READ MORE: Separate Truck Crashes Along Interstate 880 In East Bay Foul Morning Traffic
It requires restaurants in the college town west of Sacramento include milk or water in kids’ meals unless parents specifically request a soda for their child.
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Advocates say studies show that parents will opt for the healthier option, if presented with a choice.
They also say the ordinance is the first of its kind in the country.MORE NEWS: San Jose Police Department Civilian Employee Faces Weapons Charges, Accused Of Social Media Threats
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