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Soil Association calls for plant-based day at schools

Organic charity the Soil Association is calling for the UK government to introduce a mandatory meat-free day each week for school catering to tackle climate change and increase fibre intake, noting that few schools currently follow the voluntary plant-based day recommended by the current School Food Standards.

Read media coverage here (Guardian) and here (Farmers Guardian).

Read the Soil Association’s statement here, see a Twitter discussion here and read the Soil Association’s response to various stakeholders here. See also the Foodsource resource What interventions could potentially shift our eating patterns in sustainable directions?

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03 Jun 2019
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