BIG ISSUE: GOVERNMENT REVIEW OF NURSERY FOOD

After sustained campaigning about nursery food, the Government initiated a major review. Follow its progress and the launch of new guidelines here.

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Thousands of early years providers using the nutritional guidelines

More than 11,000 copies of the first-ever nutritional guidelines for early years settings have been downloaded since their launch last year.

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Jamie Oliver slams Gove's food review

Education secretary Michael Gove's plan to carry out an inquiry into school food has come under attack from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and teaching unions, who...

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Early years nutritional guidelines welcomed

Child health experts have welcomed the first-ever nutritional guidelines for early years settings in England, while taking issue with the fact that they are not...

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Early years providers begin training on new nutrition guidelines

Pilots have started in five local authorities to train early years practitioners on the forthcoming nutritional guidelines, and encourage families with young children...

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New guidelines on how much toddlers should eat and drink

New guidance for childcare and health professionals about portion sizes for one - to three-year-olds has been published by an independent group of leading nutritionists...

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Nurseries to trial early years nutritional guidelines from the autumn

Local authorities will start piloting voluntary guidelines for nutrition in early years settings from November.

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Government plans new nursery food guidance

New nutritional guidelines for nurseries and children's centres are being drawn up by The School Food Trust.

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Nursery staff get training in serving healthier food

Nurseries have been able to improve the food they serve to children thanks to a new course in early years nutrition.

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Nurseries need more guidance on food, study finds

Nurseries lack enough clear nutritional guidance to provide young children with a good diet, warns a new report.

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Analysis: Time to serve up regulation for nursery food

Are all parties finally coming to agreement on what needs to be done to improve the food provided for nursery children? Karen Faux reports.