One of Britain's top doctors has warned that children's health is being damaged because academies and free schools are allowed to opt out of serving healthy lunches to their pupils. Two million children at such schools are now at risk of exposure to unhealthy foods as a result of the coalition government's divisive and "irresponsible" policy, which is undermining the fight against childhood obesity, Professor Terence Stephenson told the Observer. Full story >>
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