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NYC's Beverage Vending Machine Guidelines

Description:

This 2-page document includes different criteria for vending locations in New York City used by adults and those used by children. Standards include specifications about:

  • product mix;
  • product display placement;
  • product size;
  • calorie labeling; and,
  • promotional space;

This document provides an example of vending regulations, which can be used to inform similar policy decisions in other locales.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Food Safety, Nutrition, Obesity

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Submitted:

11/09/2009

Modified:

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