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New School Food And Beverage Policy

Ontario has introduced its School Food and Beverage Policy that includes nutrition standards for food and beverages sold in schools.

Ontario has introduced its School Food and Beverage Policy that includes nutrition standards for food and beverages sold in schools. The policy applies to food and beverages sold:

  • in all venues on school property such as cafeterias, vending machines and tuck shops;
  • through all programs, including catered lunch programs; and
  • at all events on school property, including bake sales and sport events.

The nutrition standards do not apply to lunches or snacks that are brought from home.

Learn more about the New School Food And Beverage Policy.