Health Impact Assessment: National Nutrition Standards for Snack and a la Carte Foods and Beverages
- 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.
OutcomeNearly 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.”
HIA in the United States
Sort and analyze data on HIA’s and understand their impact on supporting healthier communities in all regions of the country.
At A Glance
- Completion Date
- 2012, June
- Agriculture, Food and Drug
- Organization Type