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Flamin' Hot Cheetos banned: Snack attack in Pasadena schools

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Flamin' Hot Cheetos are being chased off campuses in Pasadena with some schools issuing a red finger ban on the "Dangerously cheesy" foodstuffs. 

CBS News reports that the snack attack waged in California, Illinois and New Mexico is being fought on a number of health-related fronts including addiction concerns, a question of nutritional value, reports of gastrointestinal unrest, and the illusion of bloody stool brought on by food dye consumption. 

ABC News reports that a bag of the fiery food weighs in at "26 grams of fat and a quarter of the amount of salt that's recommended for the entire day." Several Pasadena schools banned the cartoon cheetah's treats on the grounds of nutritional value, reports KTLA. At Andrew Jackson Elementary, the snack will be confiscated if found on campus, reports the L.A. Times.

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