School Food and Beverage Policy Quick Reference Guide
This School Food and Beverage Policy Quick Reference Guide is intended to be used as a portable resource for purchasing food and beverages to offer for sale in Ontario schools. This guide summarizes essential elements of the policy: the nutrition standards (80/20 rule), how to read a Nutrition Facts table, and the steps to classify food and beverages. Foods and beverages sold are listed according to food group in a chart from A to Z, with relevant nutrient criteria . This quick reference guide is also available in French.
January 1, 2010
Ministry of Education
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
Childhood Nutrition, Food Environment, Healthy Eating, Nutrients, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks