Children are being sent to school with a packed lunch of a sugary drink, a packet of crisps and a chocolate bar, new research reveals.
The cost of school meals in Dundee is set to increase as the council attempts to save money.
A lifeline could be thrown to hundreds of children whose lives are blighted by so-called holiday hunger.
The Tele's story last week that Tayside schoolchildren could soon be eating frozen school dinners instead of fresh meals prepared in city schools provoked a strong response online.
A furious mum has spoken out after her child was served a “green” burger for school dinner.
Parents and carers across Tayside are falling into tens of thousands of pounds of debt because they haven’t paid for their kids’ meals or snacks in nurseries and schools.
Dundee's school meal contractor has defended the standard of its food after a mum posted pictures of her daughter’s “awful” lunch online.
The number of children eating school dinners has risen across Tayside – despite a new payment system causing problems in Angus.
An investigation into the quality of school meals being served in Dundee primary schools is nearly complete.
A Dundee councillor has called for an investigation amid claims children in working class areas of the city are being served poorer quality school lunches than those in more affluent areas.
Tayside Contracts has launched an investigation into claims Dundee children are being served “poor quality” school lunches.
Increasing the cost of school meals in Dundee is an “unavoidable” result of the current financial climate, the city council’s schools convener has said.
Increases in charges will affect families in all walks of life across the city.
A Dundee project which provides free meals to children during the school holidays has won the backing of city parents.
The number of Dundee school pupils enjoying free school meals is on the increase amid plans to provide free tea time meals for children at five primaries.
A review of school food and drink nutrition is under way amid concerns over the amount of produce bought cheaply around the world by Scottish councils.
Thousands more school meals are being dished up to pupils in Dundee.
SOME 50,000 meals will be served up to primary school children in Dundee during the summer holidays.