|Meat/chicken/vegetable/ fish patties, meat balls||Going from Amber to Green||When preparing meat and alternative dishes in the canteen choose ingredients categorised as Green and serve with plenty of vegetables. Avoid adding salt (including chicken salt) when preparing or serving these foods. Use herbs and spices to add flavour instead.|
|Chicken nuggets, fillets and strips||Amber||With smaller food items, such as nuggets, limit the number|
in a serve to keep down the kilojoules.
|Fish fingers, burgers||Amber|
|Frankfurters, sausages, hot dogs (beef, lamb and chicken varieties)||Amber||Most frankfurters and sausages are high in salt and|
saturated fat. Choose a reduced-fat and reduced-salt
version and serve on a wholegrain bun.
Choose products with the lowest energy, saturated fat and sodium (salt) within the criteria.
Keep the serve size small and serve with salad or vegetables for a healthier meal.
If products in this category are used, GRILL or BAKE only.
Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the
Nutrient Criteria below.
|Saturated fat (g)|
|Meat products and alternatives crumbed|
and not-crumbed (burgers, patties,
strips, balls or nuggets), sausages, frankfurts and saveloys, stews,
casseroles and curries
|1000kJ or less||5g or less||450mg or less|