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Parents Call for Regulations on School Food and Physical Education Results of a survey released today from The Parents Jury show that parents overwhelmingly support state government regulations on the type of food available in schools and on mandatory hours of physical education
97 per cent of parents surveyed were in favour of state governments regulating on healthy school food, including food sold in canteens and vending machines as well as food used in fundraising activities and classroom rewards
Nationally, only 9 per cent of parents were "very satisfied" with their state government's current commitment to promoting healthy school food. 51 per cent were "dissatisfied" or "very dissatisfied" with the current situation. Victorians expressed the greatest level of …