• Kyodo


Only 61.1 percent of schoolchildren with food allergies are served school lunches free of allergens, with 28.1 percent forced to remove the substances themselves, an education ministry survey said Monday.

The Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry has urged schools to remove allergens from lunches before serving them to sensitive children.

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