Healthy Food Incentives Ordinance, Article 8 Section 471 of the San Francisco Health Code

Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 805,195
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2010
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: children, health, health promoting, healthy, healthy choices, healthy food, nutrition, nutrition standards
Adopting Government Department(s):

City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco Department of Environment
Support Entity(s):

Institute of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

This ordinance improves the health of children and adolescents in San Francisco by allowing restaurants to give away free toys only if the foods purchased meet specified nutritional criteria.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1