SIRC Media Watch Archive
The Pick – September 2005

Ignore this headline. Kids’ food scare stories are unhelpful: just keep feeding them well.Two headlines this week will have left parents in despair. First was a claim by the Soil Association that 25 per cent more pesticides were found in samples of school fruit compared with fruit bought from shops; second was news from Canadian researchers who found that children who drink bottled water rather than fluoridated tap water may be missing out on tooth protection. Times