Health campaigners demand ever more regulation of our lives – and it's our personal independence that is being shafted.
Another government initiative to improve school dinners? Don’t officials have better things to do with their time?
Did the food puritans who co-opted a young girl’s school-dinners blog for their cause even bother to read it?
A survey hailing the impact of healthy school dinners on kids’ capacity to learn is not as smart as it thinks.
Must-reads from the past week
James Heartfield Housing
A US school’s ban on parents giving their kids packed lunches reeks of ‘we know best’ condescension.
The relentless politicisation of the humble school dinner has been bad for parents, teachers and children.
Once upon a time, you kicked us Brits out when we tried to tell you how to run your affairs. It’s time to do the same with Jamie Oliver.
New research says children’s packed lunches are unhealthy. But what we feed our kids is no business of government.
There’s one major problem with the authorities’ obsessive focus on making us lose weight and shape up: it doesn’t work.