The UK government is failing to ensure that children at primary schools are given healthy food, with more money spent on prison food than primary school lunches, according to a new report. The daily amount spent on each child's school lunch can be as low as 31p (US$0.52), compared with around 60p spent on a prisoner's lunch, according to the Food For Life report published by the Soil Association. As a result, low quality processed food dominates school meals which are often high in fat, sugar and salt, the report said.