Published: 06/10/2005 Volume 115 No. 5976 Page 12

Education secretary Ruth Kelly has announced healthier school dinners and new rules banning unhealthy snacks in school vending machines.

She told the conference of the new requirements for the nutritional standards of school dinners and limits on the amount of junk food available in school vending machines. The rules will ban all drinks with more than 10 per cent sugar and restrict fried foods.

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