The ‘Good Morning Britain’ presenter was addressing the letter Jon Carthy, head of Byron Primary School in Kent, sent to parents after a number of “unacceptable” packed lunches were been given to kids at the school.
Some kids were given cold McDonald’s, others included four yoghurts and some Smarties and another lunch was a chocolate bar and a muffin.
Addressing the debate on the ITV chat show, Morgan said: “That’s not parenting, that’s abuse. Yes, they need policing these people.”
Morgan continued: “They’re committing child abuse.
“I have nothing against McDonald’s but a congealed burger from the night before, that’s disgusting.”
Morgan’s co-host Susanna Reid attempted to balance the debate by saying parents are under a “lot of pressure”.
The presenters then went through a test on the show to try out the lunches that some children had given. However Morgan refused to finish the cold burger, saying: “I’m not eating that, that’s disgusting. I was right about that.”
People on Twitter were supportive of Morgan’s comments agains the packed lunches, to their surprise.
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