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School Fruit Scheme

EU initiative

Implementing rules

Detailed rules for applying the Council Regulation which forms the legal basis for a Community aid for supplying fruit and vegetables, processed fruit and vegetables and banana products to children in educational establishments, in the framework of a School Fruit Scheme, are set out in the Commission's Implementing Regulation which will enable the Scheme to start in the school year 2009/2010. Member States who wish to participate must send their national strategies.

Recommendations and practical advice to the Member States as regards launching and managing a School Fruit Scheme are set out in a Working document.

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