Describes healthy food guidelines and implementation resources for hospital food venues, including patient menus, cafeterias, coffee carts, kiosks, vending and gift shops.
Includes links to vending machine data collection tools and checklist for meetings and catered meals.
Model bill to expand healthy choices for government employees and in government institutions.
Healthy food procurement and nutrition standards in public facilities: evidence synthesis and consensus policy recommendations
Synthesis of evidence and consensus conference to inform further policy action on healthy food procurement.
Describes how healthier changes were successfully made in a group of Philadelphia schools and includes specific nutrition standards.
Resources to support implementation of healthy food guidelines for county agencies, including evaluation tools, model policies, a vending case study, and guidance for hospitals.
Describes reducing sodium in food service operations in health care facilities owned and operated by B.C. health authorities and lessons learned.
Developing and Applying a Mixed-Methods Evaluation Framework to Build the Business Case for Healthy Food Procurement at the Local Level
Describes an evaluation by the Los Angeles Department of Health conducted with the goal to help institutional foodservice operators grow their business while also improving the nutritional quality of foods served and sold.
Comparison of Nutrition Standards and Other Recommended Procurement Practices for Improving Institutional Food Offerings in Los Angeles County, 2010–2012.
Reviews and compares nutrition standards and other best practices implemented recently in a large school district, in a large county government, and across 10 municipalities in Los Angeles County. Includes a framework for creating healthier food environments and steps to adopting and implementing nutrition standards.
Nutrient thresholds designed for multiple applications, including regulation of marketing, front-of-package labelling, and fiscal policies related to food and beverages.