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Resources to help understand and use the School Food and Beverage Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EatRight Ontario’s School Health resources

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At-A-Glance Guide to the School Food and Beverage Policy
 is a resource for parents and students, developed by the Nutrition Resource Centre


Bake It Up!
 includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the School Food and Beverage Policy, developed by the Nutrition Resource Centre.  Call EatRight Ontario at 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email to recieve a copy.


For more information on the School Food and Beverage Policy

What parents need to know about the school food and beverage policy

The School Food and Beverage Policy: A new way to look at food and beverages sold in schools

Healthy lunch ideas for the new school year

At-A-Glance Guide to the School Food and Beverage Policy is a resource for parents and students, developed by the Nutrition Resource Centre

Bake It Up!  includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the School Food and Beverage Policy, developed by the Nutrition Resource Centre.  Call EatRight Ontario at 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email to recieve a copy.

 

Resources from the Ministry of Education

School Food & Beverage Policy Website: Here you'll find interactive tools to help in the successful implementation of the Ministry of Education's School Food and Beverage Policy:

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Food and Beverage Resource Guide: This is a very in-depth guide to help you understand the policy and how to implement it in schools. Here you’ll find:

  • An explanation of the policy and monitoring
  • The nutrition standards for food and beverages sold in schools
  • Additional tools for implementation such as checklists and surveys
  • Tools to support a healthy school environment
  • Glossary of useful terms

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Food and Beverage Quick Reference Guide: This is a smaller, portable resource that highlights key points from the larger Resource Guide. You can use this to find your favourite foods and beverages and figure out if they meet the nutrition standards.

PPM 150: School Food And Beverage Policy: Here is the official policy.

Fact Sheet: A two page handout explaining the policy.

Q&A: What You Need To Know About The School Food And Beverage Policy: Frequently asked questions about the policy.

Trans fat standards regulation: Foods and beverages will need to meet the Trans fat standards regulations to be sold in schools. Here’s more information about the regulation. Find a trans fat calculator here.

 

EatRight Ontario Registered Dietitians can answer your questions on the School Food and Beverage Policy.  Call 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email.

Last Update – September 21, 2012

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