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31/10/2011 00:10

Brent MP and Minister for Children and Families, Sarah Teather, will be joining children at St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary school for the annual ‘make, take home and share’ cooking day – run by the Let’s Get Cooking club.

Every single child at the school will be cooking a...

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LACA
25/10/2011 14:10

•    School catering providers welcome focus on the threat to healthy school meals
•    LACA asks why a celebrity intervention is needed to gain Government and media attention on this important issue
•    Despite DfE trust in Academies to maintain nutritional standards, there are...

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LACA
25/10/2011 11:10

Concern that the healthy meals he’s fought to put on the plates of UK schoolchildren may be under threat has prompted Jamie Oliver to draw up an action plan to save them.

Unveiled in the Guardian newspaper today, the campaigning chef has an eight-point manifesto in mind that will...

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LACA
19/10/2011 01:10

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has achieved a bronze Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools.

Primary, nursery and special schools in Tower Hamlets are now serving meals that are over 75% freshly prepared, free...

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LACA
17/10/2011 01:10

More than 250 pupils, parents and staff at Churchill Primary School, Langford, North Somerset, recently tucked into a lunch of home-grown fruit and vegetables as part of the school’s Harvest Festival celebrations.

School catering company Aspens Services and Churchill Primary organised...

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LACA
05/10/2011 01:10

Three London schools are holding farmers markets this month as part of a new two year project for the capital.

Over the next few years, the Soil Association will be working with 10 schools across London in the Farm Academy Programme, which helps teach pupils about where their food...

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LACA
04/10/2011 01:10

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has spoken out about the lack of fruit and vegetables being included in school packed lunches, describing it as a “missed opportunity” for children’s health.

The charity believes the fact that 40% of primary school children's lunchboxes do not...

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LACA
27/09/2011 01:09

For one week only Pritchitts is giving away an iPad 2 as part of its Viva Daily Win promotion, in support of National School Meals Week (NSMW), 7th-11th November 2011.

Two years ago Pritchitts introduced the education sector's biggest promotion – "Viva Daily Win", where secondary...

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LACA
18/09/2011 23:09

New research has revealed that over a third of parents let their children snack on chocolate or crisps rather than fruit because they are more convenient.

The survey also showed that more than half of parents believe it's also cheaper for their children to eat less healthy snack...

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LACA
13/09/2011 23:09

Cordia, Glasgow’s school catering provider, has officially launched the city’s first external custom-built food kiosk at Holyrood Secondary School.

The unit was officially opened at the south side secondary school by Cordia Chair, Councillor Jim Mackechnie.

He was joined by...

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