This policy prohibits children's camps from allowing sugary drinks, beverages with additives (including artificial sweeteners and caffeine), milk that is sweetened, or more than one portion of juice daily. The policy also requires potable water to be easily accessible to campers at all times and requires that campers be restricted from accessing food and beverage vending machines, wherever feasible and practical.
This policy is aimed at children's consumption of sugary drinks and children's nutrition.
See reference to "nutritional requirements." § 48.28.
The Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene issues permits and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene receives and processes applications to operate specified youth camps. §§ 48.05, 48.07 (entity definitions in § 1.03).
The Department of Health and Mental Hygience is authorized to monitor and enforce provisions of the health code. §§ 3.01,3.11.
This policy is located in New York City, New York Rules, Title 24 - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Health Code, Article 48 - Summer Day Camps, Children's Overnight Camps, Children's Traveling Summer Day Camps, and Municipal Camps, Section 48.28 - Nutritional requirements for beverages; camper access to vending machines. History: None listed.