Pork off school menu, couscous on

Near Milan

(ANSA) - Milan, October 15 - Pork has been taken off the school menu and couscous put on it in nursery and elementary schools in a small town near Milan, drawing the ire of rightwingers.
    Brothers of Italy leader Giorgia Meloni spoke of "madness" saying "pork has been eliminated to make way for couscous, a typically North African dish - do Italian children now have to get used to the food needs of those who should start integrating?".
    The mayoress of Peschiera Borromeo, Caterina Molinari, said the row was "absurd" and denied that the menu was aimed at Islamic kids, saying "couscous is only on the menu once every 20 days and the menu has been approved by the local health authority".


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