Food laws and decisions: Nutrition education

Policies on nutrition education in school curriculum.

Nutrition education related food laws and decisions

  • International · Law · International norms

    General comment No. 15 (2013) on the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health (art. 24)

    Apr. 17, 2013 The General Comment provides guidance and support to States parties and other duty bearers in respecting, protecting and fulfilling children’s right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of...

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  • International · Law · International norms

    Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases

    Sep. 19, 2011 To shed light on the global burden and threat of non-communicable diseases as one of the major challenges for development in the twenty-first century

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  • International · Law · International norms

    Unhealthy foods, non-communicable diseases and the right to health – Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health

    Apr. 1, 2014 In this report, the Special Rapporteur highlights the link between unhealthy foods and diet-related non-communicable diseases, underscoring the urgent need for States to address structural changes in the food environment,...

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  • Brazil · Law · Administrative Acts

    Adequate and Healthy Eating in the School Environment Standarts Decree

    Dec. 12, 2023 The decree provides for the principles, objectives, strategic axes and guidelines to promote adequate and healthy eating in the school environment.

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  • Colombia · Law · Legislation

    Law for Promotion of Healthy Food Environments and NCD Prevention (Law No. 2120 of 2021)

    Jul. 30, 2021 Also known as "Ley Comida Chatarra", this law seeks to adopt effective measures that promote healthy food environments, guaranteeing the basic right to health, especially for children and adolescents, with...

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  • Colombia · Law · Programmatic documents

    National Guidelines for the Implementation and Development of Healthy Environment Strategies

    Dec. 2006 The guidelines were created to contribute to the creation of a sustainable environment through coordinated action, that allows for the adequate development of children, young people, families and communities in...

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  • Colombia · Law · Legislation

    Law for Control, Care and Prevention of Obesity and related NCDs (Law No. 1355 of 2009)

    Oct. 14, 2009 To declare obesity and the non-communicable diseases associated with it a public health priority, and to adopt measures for its control, care, and prevention.

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  • Brazil · Law · Administrative Acts

    Ordinance on the Protomotion of Healthy Diets in the School Enviroment

    May. 08, 2006 This ordinance establishes guidelines for promoting healthy diets in early childhood as well as in elementary and high schools.

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  • Barbados · Law · Programmatic documents

    National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases – 2020-2025

    2020 The National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases provides an action plan to address the four main non-communicable diseases of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and chronic...

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  • Brazil · Law · Administrative Acts

    Resolution on National School Meals Program and the Direct Financial Resources in School Program

    Dec. 5, 2020 The resolution modifies the guidelines for the allocation of National School Meals Program [Programa Nacional de Alimentação Escolar (PNAE)] funds.

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  • Brazil · Law · Legislation

    Law on the Provision of School Meals

    Jun. 16, 2009 This law provides some principles on the provision of school meals. It law amends Law No. 8.880 of June 9, 2004, Law No. 11.273 of February 6, 2006, Law No....

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