Parents are giving children unhealthy packed lunches as research has found that only one per cent meet nutritional standards set for schools.
My word. So, umm, who sponsored this research?
Judy Hargadon, Chief Executive of the School Food Trust, said: “Once again, this research highlights why buying a well-balanced school lunch is now the most nutritious choice for children and young people. The Trust’s own research in schools has also found that packed lunches often aren’t as nutritious as school lunches, with many lunches brought from home containing higher levels of salt, fat and sugar.
“Now that nutrient-based standards are in place, parents can be sure that the average school lunch is offering the right mix of energy and 13 nutrients that children need – so we’re encouraging more families to give them a try.\”
Ah, right, producer screaming \”buy our product!\”