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Bin the kids’ menu. Give them food instead | Jay Rayner

No more breaded turkey dinosaurs: children aren’t a different species – they should be restaurant-friendly, and eat what adults do

For anybody who has ever fed themselves and their families on the British high street, this week’s report from the Soil Association on the contents of children’s menus will have made grim reading: the lack of information on the origin of ingredients, food both prepared and cooked in an entirely different country from the one in which it is eaten, the offer of endless free or discounted refills of over-sugared drinks.

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