Food laws and decisions: School meals

Policies on provision and composition of school meals.

School meals related food laws and decisions

  • International · Law · International norms

    Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health

    May. 26, 2004 To provide guidance for the development of an enabling environment for sustainable actions at individual, community, national and global levels that, when taken together, will lead to reduced disease and...

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  • International · Law · International norms

    Interim report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food

    Aug. 3, 2016 The report reiterates the importance of a rights-based approach to “adequate food”, and highlights that unhealthy diets are a form of malnutrition

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jamaica · Law · Programmatic documents

    National School Nutrition Standards

    2021 These Standards seek to define the types of foods and beverages which are restricted, ensure that nourishing food is served more frequently and improve the nutrient quality of school meals....

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  • Jamaica · Law · Programmatic documents

    National Strategic and Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases in Jamaica 2013-2018

    2013 This strategic and action plan aims to "provide a framework and road map for national action to combat non-communicable diseases and injuries and their risk factors in Jamaica within the...

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  • Jamaica · Law · Programmatic documents

    Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Jamaica

    2015 These guidelines aim to promote healthy behaviors and practices that will help the population aged two years and older to make healthy food choices.

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  • Barbados · Law · Programmatic documents

    Nutritious and Healthy Foods in Schools Nutritional and Practical Guidelines for Barbados

    2015 These Guidelines aim to provide clear, evidence-based information about the relationship between good nutrition, physical activity and its impact on the health and development of children and young people as...

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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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  • Barbados · Law · Programmatic documents

    Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Barbados

    2017 These Guidelines set out a national framework for nutrition in Barbados and aim to encourage healthy eating habits and to promote active lifestyles for the prevention and management of chronic...

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  • Mexico · Law · Programmatic documents

    General Guidelines for the Sale and Distribution of Food and Beverages for Consumption in Schools

    May. 16, 2014 The purpose of the regulation is to promote healthy nutrition in public schools.

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  • Jamaica · Law · Programmatic documents

    Standards for the Operation, Management and Administration of Early Childhood Institutions

    2007 The Standards for the Operation, Management and Administration of Early Childhood Institutions define best practices for early childhood institutions and serve to encourage institutions to raise their level of practice...

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  • Barbados · Law · Legislation

    Education Act

    Jan. 1, 1983 This law seeks to co-ordinate the education system from primary to tertiary and including public, private and assisted private schools or educational institutions.

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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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