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UK: Junk food banned from school dinners

Junk food banned in school meals

Britain is introducing nutrition standards for school meals. From September school meals must be free from low quality meat products, fizzy drinks, crisps, and chocolates. From 2008, primary schools will be told to impose “more stringent nutrient-based standards” – stipulating vitamin and mineral content. Secondary schools will follow a year later.

Read more: BBC news, 19 May 2006

Junk food banned from school dinners

Low-quality meat, fizzy drinks and chocolate will be off the menu at English schools from September under tough new guidelines.

Read more: Politics.co, 19 May 2006

Published on May 19, 2006 in International news