Australian officials favour banning junk food from schools

01/25/2009 | Australian (tiered subscription model), The

More than half of Victoria's top education officials say they are in favour of banning junk food from schools, following earlier bans on school cafeterias serving sugary treats and the elimination of soft drinks from schools. Some say teachers should be able to regulate healthy habits in school, while critics worry the ban could create too much oversight by schools.

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