Tag Archives: Mary Bousted

Stealth successes

NEVER WORK with animals or children. Those involved in school catering would certainly agree with the latter after a rollercoaster month which has placed school dinners firmly back on the political and media agendas.   Jamie Oliver got the ball rolling with an attack on Michael Gove, the education secretary. In an interview with the…
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50% of teachers say kids suffer from malnutrition

INCREASING NUMBERS of pupils are coming into school "hungry", "dirty" and "struggling to concentrate" since the recession.   Almost half the teachers quizzed in a survey by youth charity The Prince’s Trust and the Times Educational Supplement regularly witness pupils coming into school suffering from malnutrition or showing signs that they haven’t eaten enough. One…
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Oliver attacks government over kids’ meals

THE COALITION Government is doing nothing to tackle the obesity crisis among kids, according to Jamie Oliver. In an interview with Observer Food Monthly, Oliver launched a blistering attack on government policy, and in particular education secretary Michael Gove.   Oliver warned that the progress that had been made in recent years risks being undone…
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