Queensland’s Tuckshop Changes for 2017

State School tuckshops are eliminating over 20 items on their menus including potato chips, iced buns and muffins and reducing products in sizes due to the re-evaluation of the Smart Choices.

The Department of Education and Training reevaluated the Smart Choices Ready Reckoner – Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools in 2015 and as a result has made many changes to their green, amber and red classifications.

The Smart Choices Evaluation Report can  be found here.

These changes were scheduled to be implemented at the start of Term 3 this year however after discussions between relevant associations and the Department of Education and Training, a new deadline was agreed for Term 1, 2017.

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