Kuwait Prohibits Fast Food in Schools

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 07 March 2023
Kuwait Prohibits Fast Food in Schools

On Monday, a public memorandum was released by Dr. Ghanem Al-Sulaimani, the Undersecretary for Educational Development and Activities, prohibiting the consumption of fast food items in schools.

“This is for the interest of our students, and in order to implement the regulation for a healthy feeding standards set by the General Food Authority. Fast food products contain large amounts of fats and high calories – devoid of nutrients, which causes serious health damages,” the memo stated.

The memo which bans the consumption of fast food in schools has been distributed to both school principals and kindergartens. Al-Sulaimani emphasized the importance of complying with the regulations and preventing delivery companies from entering school premises.

“We should avoid giving unhealthy food to students,” Al-Sulaimani stressed in the memo.

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