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Miami Beach, Fla., Code § 82-4 (current through Oct. 17, 2017)
Brief Summary
This law prohibits foods containing artificial trans fat from being dispensed in vending machines located on city property, provided that the vending machine is not located in a facility that is subject to a city management agreement. It also prohibits vendors from storing, distributing, stocking, or selling any foods containing artificial trans fat in any vending machine located on city property.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Limited scope. This law only applies to vending machines on city property and vendors that operate them.
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: Florida
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Miami Beach
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. Foods containing artificial trans fat are prohibited (§ 82-4).
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?
No.
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
Miami Beach, Florida - Code of Ordinances Subpart A - GENERAL ORDINANCES Chapter 82 - PUBLIC PROPERTY ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL Sec. 82-4. - Foods containing trans fat prohibited in vending machines on city property. (Ord. No. 2007-3585, § 1, 12-12-07).