POLICY DATABASE
Albuquerque, N.M., Admin. Instructions 3-15 (current through November 2017)
Brief Summary
Requires all food and beverages in vending machines on city-owned or leased property, or on real property which is occupied by city employees during the day, to meet specified sodium and trans fat standards, and for all machines to provide calorie labeling information. Also requires 25% of food products to meet additional nutrition standards relating to calories, fat and sugar content; and 50% of beverages to meet calorie standards, with other guidelines for milk and juice.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Limited scope. Only applies to "vending machines on City property, owned or leased, and real property upon which City operations are conducted or is occupied by City employees in their normal duties" (Instruction 3-15).
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: New Mexico
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Albuquerque
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Background section refers to a desire "to provide a healthier food and beverage vending program" and "to further promote the City’s commitment to improving the health of its employees and visitors.".
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Unclear. Although this was not labeled as a purpose or intent section, the "Background" section states: "The City of Albuquerque desires to provide a healthier food and beverage vending program for vending machines located on all City property; and to further promote the City’s commitment to improving the health of its employees and visitors of all City of Albuquerque properties.".
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Part of Administrative Instructions, Administrative section, Purchases. History/ordinances: Council Resolution R-16-52 (Enacted).