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"2002 PAC Summary Data for: Soft Drink PAC; Coca-Cola Enterprises; Coca-Cola Co.; PepsiCo Inc.; Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Assn.," Center for Responsive Politics,

Action for Healthy Kids,

Center for Science in the Public Interest,

Jeff Cioletti, "Getting Mobilized," BeverageWorld, November 15, 2003

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Regulations for the National School Lunch Program (7 CFR 210, Section 210.11), and School Breakfast Program (7 CFR 220, Section 220.12)

Illinois Administrative Code, Sec. 305,

Joan M. Love, LD, SFNS, Illinois State Board of Education administrator, Nutrition Programs and Support Services Division, January 21, 2004

"Money and Elections in Illinois 2002," Illinois State Board of Elections,

"NSDA to Serve More Than Soft Drinks," NSDA, December 4, 2000

"Policy Statement," American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, January 2004

Sachiko T. St. Jeor, Suzanne Perumean-Chaney, Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Christine Williams and John P. Foreyt, "Family-based interventions for the treatment of childhood obesity," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, May 2002

"The National School Lunch And School Breakfast Programs; Key Regulatory Requirements and Sample Forms," ISBE, October 2002,

Heather Todd, "Circling the Wagons," BeverageWorld, November 15, 2003

"Washington Fly-In," National Soft Drink Association


Other resources

David Appell, "The Pleasures and Politics of Food," The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2003

Simone A. French, Mary Story and Jayne a. Fulkerson, "School food policies and practices: A state-wide survey of secondary school principals," Journal of The American Dietetic Association, December 2002

Philip Gleason and Carol Suitor, "Food for Thought: Children's Diets in the 1990s," Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., March 2001

"Healthy School Meals Resource System," USDA,

Nutrition Programs and Support Services, Illinois State Board of Education Division homepage, ISBE Web site,

"Reports and Studies; School Breakfast and Lunch," USDA,

Kathleen Vail, "The Obesity Epidemic," American School Board Journal, January 2004

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