Enquirer has been told by their disabled son's school that they are unable to heat up his lunch because of the risk of food poisoning. The school cite "Health & Safety" but are unable to tell them which rule they are referring to. Enquirer wish to send in home prepared meals specially blended to be fed to him orally.
This is a straightforward food safety issue and clear, simple, advice on precautions for reheating food is readily available from the Food Standards Agency. There is no health and safety law that prevents a school heating food that a parent has provided for a child with special needs and the Food Standards Agency website www.food.gov.uk provides clear and simple guidelines on how to reheat food which anyone can follow