This initiative created a framework for addressing the double burden of student ill-health and aims to improve coordination among agencies. Refer to ‘NFSI Component 4: Creating a supportive environment’ in the evidence review.
Singapore government whole-of-government policy introduced in April 2017; the site provides links to the Whole-of-Government (WOG) Healthier Catering Policy and WOG Drinks Policy
Describes how healthier changes were successfully made in a group of Philadelphia schools and includes specific nutrition standards.
Collection of over 100 recipes that meet the UK’s Government Buying Standards and are suitable for children.
Sustainable procurement: the Official Government Buying Standards (GBS) for food and catering services
Mandatory product specifications for government agencies; also see: A Plan for Public Procurement: Food & Catering Balanced scorecard (nutrition criteria, page 17).
Describes joint work to support school feeding programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. Available in Spanish.
Describes nutrition standards for schools. Scientific article on implementation of nutrition standards: Lee SK, Park HK, et al. Nutritional standards for energy-dense low-nutrient density foods for children in Korea. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2014;23(1):27-33.
Describes standards to limit sugar, salt, and fat in Israel’s schools and kindergartens.
Smart School Meals: Nutrition Sensitive National Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean A Review of 16 Countries (2017)
Study of school meals programs in 16 countries, identifying six areas where there are opportunities for improvement. Logic model on page 23.
Describes the Seychelles’ efforts to utilize schools as sites for improving the nutritional well-being of all school children. Includes an evaluation tool for schools (page 32).