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Policy 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.

Background Information

State Florida
Jurisdiction Name Miami Beach
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
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;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

Foods containing artificial trans fat are prohibited (§ 82-4).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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)