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NZ: Schools no longer required to be food police

Schools will no longer be required to act as food police under changes announced by Education Minister Anne Tolley today.

“As part of the National Government’s commitment to reducing compliance for schools, I have decided to remove the clause in National Administration Guideline (5) which states ‘where food and beverages are sold on schools’ premises, to make only healthy options available’.

Read more: Press Statement, NZ Government, 5 Feb 2009

Published on February 5, 2009 in School food