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Pork is being banned from school dinners even where the majority of parents have no religious objection to it.

Head teachers are deciding for "cultural" and "religious" reasons to drop traditional sausages and ham from children's lunches.

One council has issued "best practice" advice to all schools in its area to "ban all pork products in order to cater for the needs of staff and pupils who are not permitted contact with these for religious reasons".


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