Published: 17/02/2005, Volume II5, No. 5943 Page 12

An independent school food 'trust' will attempt to improve the quality and healthiness of school meals. The food industry, nutritionists and parent groups will be invited to join, education secretary Ruth Kelly announced last week. She also said that minimum health specifications for food served in schools would be introduced in September, ahead of tougher standards to be brought in next year.

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