The UAE has banned 9 types of food from School Canteens!

1. Hot dogs and processed meats

2. Indomie/Noodles

3. Chocolate Bars

4. Chocolate spreads like Nutella

5. Sweets & Candies

6. All peanut products

7. French Fries

8. Carbonated drinks

9. Cream cakes and Doughnuts

These food items have been banned  to promote healthy food for students through the school cafeterias.

Ministry of Education is also calling on parents to encourage their children to eat breakfast before going to school! And not to pack these items with them for lunch.