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Restaurant children's menus dominated by unhealthy foods

18 July 2013

Nursery World: New research shows that children's menus at many of the UK's leading restaurants and pubs offer foods such as chicken nuggets and burgers. The campaigning charity the Out to Lunch campaign, founded by Organix and the Soil Association,...

Jamie's Italian tops survey of children's menus at chain restaurants as Burger King is rated worst for youngsters

17 July 2013

Mail Online: Most high-street restaurants and pubs still have menus dominated by nuggets, burgers and sausages, a new study has found. Healthy eating campaigners, the Soil Association, says the industry is still 'churning out the usual suspects' and...

Out to Lunch infographic

17 July 2013

Our findings in a nutshell - take a look at our infographic which sums up our survey of 21 of the biggest and most popular restaurant and pub chains serving up food to children.

Burgers and nuggets still dominate UK restaurant children's menus – report

17 July 2013

The Guardian: Children's menus at the UK's leading restaurant and pub chains are often "unhealthy and unimaginative", and are still dominated by nuggets, burgers, sausages, ready meals and fizzy drinks, with little fresh fruit or vegetables on offer...

‘Unhealthy’ menus for children turning restaurants into battlefields for parents

17 July 2013

The Times: There is no shortage of culprits when it comes to the nation’s alarming childhood obesity problem with everything from packed lunches to computer games held responsible. Now health campaigners have accused family restaurants of serving un...

Restaurant chains pushing junk food on children, claims Soil Association

17 July 2013

The Herald: Children's meals at some of Britain's best-known restaurant chains are falling short of healthy eating standards, with nuggets, burgers and sausages dominating menus, it has been claimed. Eight out of 21 companies do not offer vegetables...

Wetherspoons tops family restaurant brands for healthy kids food

17 July 2013

The Telegraph: Nationwide pub chain JD Wetherspoon has been judged as a healthier option for kids' food than almost every family restaurant chain in Britain. A league table of 21 popular brands puts Wetherspoons above Carluccio's, Harvester, Cafe Ro...

High-street restaurant chains fail health test for hungry youngsters

17 July 2013

The Independent: Most major restaurant and fast-food chains fail to provide basic standards of food for children, research suggests today.

Survey roasts standard of food served to children

17 July 2013

The Scotsman: Children eating out in the UK are being served up a concoction of processed meat from unknown sources and few vegetables, according to a damning new report.

Raw deal for children in UK restaurants

17 July 2013

Out to Lunch league table exposes the truth about 21 chain restaurants and pubs children's menus.
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Out to Lunch… Where does our food come from?

Natasha Collins Daniel: “You’re getting served a sneezer” my husband said as our waitress trudged off to the kitchen a third time. We were visiting Wagamama, researching for the Soil Association’s Out to Lunch campaign - improving children’s food in popular UK restaurants. The campaign is putting pressure on restaurants, cafès and family-friendly pubs across the country to cook fresh, interesting meals, use quality ingredients, make healthy eating easy, and provide families with a warm welcome.

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