Additional restrictions on vending machine

 

Additional restrictions

Max. calories from fat, saturated fat, and sugar by weight

Restrictions on beverages sold in vending machines

Restrictions on access to vending machines

Notes

All schools can only sell the following beverages, regardless of the source of the beverage: (1) Milk that may be flavored but contain no artificial sweeteners and no more than 4 g of sugar per oz, (2) nondairy milks such as soy or rice milk, which may be flavored but contain no artificial sweeteners, no more than 4 g of sugar per oz, no more than 35% of calories from fat per portion and no more than 10% of calories from saturated fat per portion, (3) 100% fruit juice, vegetable juice or combination of such juices, containing no added sugars, sweeteners or artificial sweeteners, (4) beverages that contain only water and fruit or vegetable juice and have no added sugars, sweeteners or artificial sweeteners, and (5) water, which may be flavored but contain no added sugars, sweeteners, artificial sweeteners or caffeine. Portion sizes of beverages, other than water, shall not exceed 12 oz. No school food authority shall permit the sale or dispensing to students of extra food items (candy) anywhere on the school premises from 30 minutes prior to the start of any state or federally subsidized milk or food service program until 30 minutes after such program.

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Not later than August 1, 2006, and January 1 of each year thereafter, the Department of Education shall publish a set of nutrition standards for food items offered for sale to students at schools. During the 2004 legislative session, H.B. 5344 was enacted requiring each local and regional board of education to make available nutritious, low-fat foods and drinks for purchase by students. Low-fat dairy products and fresh or dried fruits should be made available for purchase at all times when food is available for purchase.



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