Maharashtra govt bans sale of junk food in school canteens

Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government has banned the sale of ‘High in Fat, Salt and Sugar’ (HFSS) food in school canteens across the state. Furthermore, schools have been asked to replace the junk food items with healthy food such as whole grain, home-made rotis, parathas, rice, etc. The government will form a committee to conduct regular checks on schools.