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Australia: Australian parents demand healthy menus and healthy venues

Australian parents want better food options for their children when eating out.

The Parents Jury is lobbying the hospitality industry for healthier children’s food and drink options at restaurants, entertainment and sport venues.  This is part of its ‘Healthy Menus, Healthy Venues’ campaign.  They want to get away from the culture that assumes children only eat chips, nuggets, ice cream and soft drinks.

They also want state governments to apply their existing school nutrition guidelines to entertainment and sport venues.

Read more: Press release, Parents Jury, 12 Jan 2009

Published on January 12, 2009 in Australian news