Scotland is to become the first part of the UK to limit the amount of processed red meat that children are given over the school week.
Edinburgh City Council’s decision to introduce Meat Free Mondays in primary schools has incurred the widespread wrath of Scotland’s meat industry.
Council chiefs in Aberdeen have launched new plans to boost the uptake of free school meals in the city.
Council chiefs have revealed that the number of youngsters choosing to eat school lunches across Aberdeenshire is among the highest in Scotland - and rising.
A Moray Council hopeful has sparked a row after suggesting poor people shouldn't have children.
Moray Council has revealed it will serve UK-produced chicken in school canteens in an effort to curry favour with parents who feared meat bought abroad could be of poor quality.
Moray Council has backed plans to slash its spending by £12million.
The price of school lunches across Moray could be increased in an effort to help the cash-strapped council balance its books.
Moray Council has agreed to increase canteen staff at the region's primary schools to help cope with a growing number of youngsters enjoying free lunches.
Councillors will today be asked to pledge almost £40,000 towards recruiting extra dining staff at Moray's primary schools, in an effort to meet demand for a popular free meals scheme.
Teenagers are not taking school meals in Highland because the council does not serve chips, crisps or sweets, officials have claimed.
Providing free school meals to the Highland's youngest pupils could require a £5million investment, councillors have been told.
School meal prices in Aberdeen will be frozen next year in a bid to promote healthy eating.
Schools in Argyll and Bute will serve up a week of free school meals for all pupils in P1-3 in advance of the nationwide launch of the policy.
Argyll council is starting a free school meals trial to ensure it is capable of fulfilling the Scottish government's plan to feed youngsters for nothing.