08.07.2011 06.Tammus, 5771
Health Ministry left with little input over school food
Outsourcing of food supervision removes ministry control; Health official to Knesset c’tee: Restore responsibility to nutrition experts.
The Health Ministry now has almost no input as to the quality and kinds of food sold in school kiosks and served in cafeterias, according to Ze’ev Fisch, the ministry’s national supervisor for environmental health.
Speaking on Tuesday before the Knesset Education Committee, Fisch charged that the ministry had recently lost influence on nutritional conditions in educational institutions because of outsourcing by the Education Ministry….