What is the school food and beverage policy?
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The School Food and Beverage Policy (PPM 150) - school boards must ensure that all food and beverages sold on school premises for school purposes meet specific requirements, including nutrition standards. The nutrition standards apply to all food and beverages sold on school property (e.g., cafeterias, vending machines, tuck shops), and through all programs and events such as catered lunch programs, bake sales, and sporting events
The purpose of the policy is to promote healthy food environments in schools by increasing access to healthy foods.
Contact your school’s Public Health Nurse for questions about the policy. For more information on PPM 150, visit http://edu.gov.on.ca/eng/healthyschools/policy.html