Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 32 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Manitoba School Nutrition Policy

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Prince Edward Island School Nutrition Policy – Eastern School District (ELSB)

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Healthy food marketing, Local food, Marketing to children, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Pricing, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Food Products Act, RSQ, c P-29

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2011

Hamilton Healthy Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Procurement, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Early Childhood Services Act, SNB 2010, c E-0.5

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Sodium, Solar UVR, Sugar, Sunscreen, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Ontario School Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

St. John’s Policy 03-07-47 – Nutrition Policy

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sugar, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatchewan School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Newfoundland and Labrador School Food Guidelines

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Trans Fat Standards, O Reg 200/08

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Nutrition, Trans-fat
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Nova Scotia School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

REPEALED The Margarine Act, CCSM c M30

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food labelling, Nutrition, Nutrition labelling
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

NB Policy 711A: Healthier Foods and Nutrition in Public Schools

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Vending machines
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

Education Act, RSO 1990, c E.2

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

Milk Act, RSO 1990, c M.12

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food labelling, Nutrition, Nutrition labelling
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 1990

Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Breast-feeding, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Sodium, Solar UVR, Sugar, Sunscreen, Trans-fat, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1986

Food and Drug Regulations, CRC, c 870

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food labelling, Nutrition, Nutrition labelling, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1985

Processed Products Regulations, CRC, c 291

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food composition, Nutrition, Smoke-free place, Sodium, Sugar, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 1982

Honey Regulations, CRC, c 287

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food composition, Nutrition, Smoke-free place, Sugar, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 1980