POLICY DATABASE
Brentwood, Mo., Resolution 1019 (Oct. 20, 2014)
Brief Summary
Adopts healthy vending guidelines for city-owned facilities. Guidelines require that 50% of food and beverages in each machine meet specific nutrition standards. Beverage standard focus on water and low- or no-calorie beverages; food nutrition standards address fat, trans fat, sodium, dietary fiber, and limit sugar. Standards also address pricing and placement.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Limited scope. Applies to food and beverage machines on city-owned property.
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: Missouri
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Brentwood
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. The "whereas" clauses include references to: "childhood obesity epidemic," "sustainable and holistic policies that improve communities' access to healthy, affordable food" and other references to "healthy food." Resolution "whereas" clauses, p. 1.
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?
Yes. The "whereas" clauses describes the Let's Move! Cities,Towns and Counties initative and that Healthy and Sustainable Food Service Guidelines are part of meeting the initiative's goals. States that the goal of the guidelines in the policy is "to increase access to healthy food and beverage options and reduce and/or eliminate the availability of unhealthy snack choices in vending machines." Resolution "whereas" clauses, p. 1.
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?
Yes. The "whereas" clauses include a statement that the goal of the guidelines in the policy is "to increase access to healthy food and beverage options and reduce and/or eliminate the availability of unhealthy snack choices in vending machines." Resolution "whereas" clauses, p. 1.
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
No history available.