Trans Fat Ban, Cleveland Health Code § 241.42

Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
State/Province: OH
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 396,815
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2013
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: food retail, health, health promoting, healthy choices, healthy eating, healthy food, trans fats
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cleveland City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): The Office of Councilman Joe Cimperman
Support Entity(s):


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

The City of Cleveland passed a law that foods containing industrially-produced trans fat are restricted from being stored, distributed, held for service, used in preparation of any menu item or served in any food shop. Foods with trans fats are allowed to be sold in a manufacturer’s original sealed package.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1