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Public procurement of food in

The guide Buying Social67 is based on the previous EU Directive on Public Procurement (Directive 2004/18/EC); hence care needs to be taken when applying its content under the new Public Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU. § The EU Green Public Procurement criteria currently in force are those of 2008.118 A revision is on-going (scheduled for completion by the end of 2017) which takes into account th

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Public procurement for school

Public procurement for school food Given the existence of national school food policies across the EU9, making food procurement for health in schools a reality is a matter of turning the nutrient and food standards in those policies into procurement language and building capacity among procurers and suppliers to define and deliver on appropriate food and food service contracts.

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How can parents find out what

Some schools post information on foods served in the cafeteria on their websites. But since all schools don’t have the same resources and/or don’t operate with the same formats, it’s best to contact the school for specific information.

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School Wellness Advisory Commi

The “Act Relative to School Nutrition” also requires the establishment of school wellness advisory committees within school districts. This provision was included to ensure that school districts put in place a key element of infrastructure necessary to carry out the intent of the School Nutrition Bill.

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Competitive Foods and Beverage

The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition (JSI), a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University, publishes the “A-List” (or Acceptable List) which was first developed as a resource to find products that met the Massachusetts Action for Healthy Kids’ Massachusetts À la carte Food & Beverage Standards.

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 A single set of nutrient sta

Under Hungry for Success there were two sets of nutrient standards for primary school pupils (5 to 6 years and 7 to 10 years). There is now a combined nutrient standard for primary school pupils to facilitate easier menu planning.It is recognized that there will be a wide range of nutritional needs and appetites within the new age range.