The need for education on where our food comes from has never been greater, as inews reports:
“More than one in 10 eight to 11 year olds believe pasta comes from an animal, while nearly a fifth of five to seven years think fish fingers are made of chicken, according to a survey.
A new poll suggests confusion among children about the origins of their foods, with even some teenagers unsure how some items find their way on to a dinner plate.
Nearly a third (29 per cent) of five to seven-year-olds thought that cheese came from a plant, not an animal, while one in four older primary school pupils (aged eight to 11) thought the same.”
Read the article in full on the inews website.