POLICY DATABASE
Policy 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.

Background Information

State Missouri
Jurisdiction Name Brentwood
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Limited scope
Applies to food and beverage machines on city-owned property.
Food System Category Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
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.

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
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.

Has a stated intent or purpose?
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.

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

No history available.