Health of millions of children put in jeopardy by Michael Gove

April 2012
Education (14637073);4/27/2012, Issue 464, p2
The article reports on the concerns over the decision of Education Secretary Michael Gove for allowing academies to ignore national nutrition-based standards introduced by the British government in 2008. Chef Jamie Oliver contends that the decision to ignore guidance to help school feed their pupils could affect millions of children in the region. Meanwhile, Local Authority Caterers Association chairman Lynda Mitchell concerns that academies are openly selling unhealthy foods to their students.


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