Bullies preach what not to eat

12th November 2004 at 00:00
Peer pressure can be a key factor in pupils' choice of school meals, according to the children's charity Barnados.

The study, Burger boy and sporty girl: children and young people's attitudes toward food in school, found that children were stigmatised for eating own-brand products or even bullied for consuming "un-cool" food.

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