Maricopa County Sodium and Nutrition Standards Procurement Policy Assessment

Maricopa County, Arizona
Maricopa County Department of Public Health

Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) conducted an HIA to evaluate the food procurement policies and nutrition and sodium standards among Maricopa County departments. The HIA explored how proposed implementation of policies intended to modify sodium consumption through access to more affordable, healthy food options will likely improve health and lower costs for Maricopa County by lowering blood pressure and the number of individuals affected by hypertension.

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Completion Date
2012, June
Agriculture, Food and Drug
Organization Type
Government Agency