Friday, August 14, 2015

School canteens: Jégo wants to mandate a vegetarian menu – Le Point

The MP Yves Jégo UDI wants to file in September a bill to mandate the presence of a vegetarian menu in school canteens, has he said Friday on BFM TV. “I will file a proposed law [...], it be made compulsory in school canteens as an alternative to meals served a vegetarian meal without meat or fish,” commented the mayor of Montereau-Fault-Yonne (Seine et-Marne). This will help children “who for medical reasons, for ethical reasons, for religious reasons do not want to eat meat because this, because it [...] not to stigmatize them,” he Explain. It will introduce the proposed law “to the opening of Parliament.” “It’s simple, and this ensures protein intake,” said he still argued

On Thursday, the Administrative Court rejected the interlocutory Dijon -. But on the issue of Emergency – challenging the decision of Chalon-sur-Saône mayor to remove pork alternative menus in canteens of his city. The creation of a vegetarian menu, “most secular of all,” has been proposed in a newspaper forum Le Monde signed by intellectuals, including the Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard and writer. At Perpignan, the town hall (Republicans, former UMP) decided in June not to serve as a substitute pork menu and offer a vegetarian menu. The mayor of Toulouse (LR) also said in July it would propose in September a meatless menu. The president of the Modem, Francois Bayrou, had said in March that it was working on the idea of ​​a vegetarian menu in his hometown of Pau. This debate comes up regularly. In 2008, the town hall of Lyon created a meatless menu in canteens.


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