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Understanding School Food Policies

Healthy Eating at School - Educators

In Ontario there is a School Food and Beverage Policy (P/PM 150) that includes nutrition standards for food and beverages sold in schools.

The policy was created as part of an effort to:

  • Develop healthier learning environmentsboy eating apple at school
  • Improve student achievement
  • Ensure that children eat healthy food at school

Understanding P/PM 150

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Trans Fat Standards Regulation

Trans Fat Standards Regulation

In addition to P/PM 150, there is a Trans Fat Standards Regulation which schools should incorporate into their school food policies.

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