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In a Feb. 22, 1984, report of a survey of references to sugar-rich foods in California's K-3 reading books, Education Week quoted the researcher as saying the California State Department of Education had adopted guidelines restricting the mention of junk foods and brand-name food items in readers after the survey was conducted in 1979-80. However, according to Maritza Giberga, a consultant with the California Department of Education, the state board approved those textbook guidelines in 1977.

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