New standards for school food came into effect on 1 January 2015. The School Food Standards apply to school lunches, and most importantly to our sector, to all other foods served on school sites before 6.00pm. This therefore includes food served at breakfast and after-school clubs. The new standards have been introduced to limit the amount of fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt that children consume both over a school day, and over a school week. In this article we summarise what types of food you are allowed serve at your out of school club under the new food standards.
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