Piron promotes bill regulating quality of food in schools

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July 1, 2013 17:04

 
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Education Minister Shai Piron announced on Monday that he is promoting a bill which aims at regulating and controlling the quality of the food sold in educational institutions in Israel.

Piron submitted the bill for approval to the ministerial committee on legislation this week.

According to the proposed law, food sellers within schools will be subjects to rules prescribed by the Ministry of Education on the recommendations of nutrition professionals, which include publishing information about food composition and nutritional values of different products.

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