The authorities are understood to be thinking of distributing honey in the place of egg to schoolchildren.

They see many advantages in this. Honey is nutritious and has medicinal properties. It is cheaper than eggs and bananas, being given to those who do not consume eggs. It will help provide a permanent market for honey - a big relief to the beekeeping farmers. What are your views on the proposal?

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