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Nursery food report exposes lack of standards (Nurseryworld)

‘Children in nurseries are being served less healthy food than those in schools, as an extensive new report shows. Simon Vevers reports.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver famously shamed the Government into looking at the sugar- and fat-laden, unhealthy food served up to children in the UK’s schools, and in 2006 the Government set nutrition-based standards for pupils in primary and secondary education. But no such statutory benchmarks exist for children in nurseries and, according to a damning new report, ‘nursery food provision is letting children down’.’

To view the full article from Nurseryworld.co.uk please click on the link below:

http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/news/login/855661/

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