Dubai bans junk food in school canteens

19 May 2011

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai municipality have issued new regulations banning the sale of junk food items in school canteens in Dubai to encourage safe and healthy eating, The National has reported. The regulations also limit the sale of food and drinks that cause common allergies or are harmful to children with diabetes and other conditions. School meals will be inspected for nutritional value and schools will be expected to make pupils and parents aware of the ingredients.

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