Mum furious after getting phone call from 'lunchbox police' at daughter's school 2 years ago

Mum furious after getting phone call from 'lunchbox police' at daughter's school

They claimed there was one issue with her lunch.

A furious mum has turned to the internet for advice after she got a phone call from the "lunchbox police" at her daughter's school.

She began the Mumsnet post by explaining she had just gotten a call form her daughter's school, asking if she could "come in for a chat" about the little girl's lunch.

She went on to say that her six-year-old daughter gets free school meals every day, except for Wednesdays as that meal gives her an upset tummy.

Instead, she brings a packed lunch on that way - which is where the issues arose.

She said:

"I am irritated as the teacher has looked in [dear daughter's] lunch bag this morning which I feel is out of order if I'm total honest.

"So the offending item which she has had the last few Wednesday's as there is 10 in a pack is a mini Pick Up Bar."

The mum said that besides the biscuit, her daughter had a cheese and ham mini wrap with lettuce, cucumber and red onion; six cherry tomatoes; carrot sticks; a pot of hummus and grapes.

The photo she used on Mumsnet

She continued:

"I was a bit taken aback just now on the phone so didn't say much at all, now I need to know what to say at by meeting this afternoon.

"I would seriously think the school had more to worry about than a flamming fun size biscuit."

Some of the parents said that they were shocked by the school's "ridiculous" behaviour.

One person said:

"Most schools seem to have ridiculous packed lunch rules now that don’t seem to apply to the school dinners which they try to push you into taking up."

Someone else added:

"Seems like a gigantic waste of everyone's time. Her lunch sounds absolutely fine and normal."

Other parents couldn't understand why some people were outraged about the school's firm policy on chocolate and sweets as it would benefit the students.