Healthy Food Procurement
Policies that make sure healthy food options are available on public property aid city residents in making smart decisions that will help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Our assessment of health procurement policies includes information about city laws valid through May 1, 2020.
*Out of the Nation’s 40 Largest Cities
The state of healthy procurement policies in big US cities
Twenty out of 40 cities received a medal for their healthy food procurement policies, including nine gold, seven silver, and four bronze.
Measuring big cities’ healthy procurement policies
|How did we award healthy procurement policy medals?||Bronze Medal||Silver Medal||Gold Medal|
|City has a procurement policy mandating nutrition standards|
|Policy applies to all city contracts|
|If policy only applies to vending machines: - More than 75% of food and beverages must meet standards|
|- More than 50% of food and beverages must meet standards|