Health Impact Assessment: National Nutrition Standards for Snack and a la Carte Foods and Beverages

Location
Federal
Organization(s)
The Kids’ Safe & Healthful Foods Project and the Health Impact Project, both collaborations of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, working in collaboration with Upstream Public Health

An HIA to inform USDA as it updates nutrition standards for foods and beverages that are sold outside of the school meal programs, and to better understand how standards might affect student health and school finances.

Outcome

Nearly all of the recommendations from the HIA were incorporated in the interim final rule. The text of the rule cited the HIA as “a recent, comprehensive, and groundbreaking assessment.”
More Information
Contact Email:
jblack@pewtrusts.org
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At A Glance

Status
Complete
Completion Date
2012, June
Decision-Level
Federal
Sector
Agriculture, Food and Drug
Organization Type
Nonprofit