This brief discusses key issue involved with foods distributed in school stores, concessions, and fundraising activities-venues for competitive foods. It outlines the legal and policy approaches to improving enforcement of school wellness policies and regulations, discusses what legal decision-making authority city officials, legislators, and community organizations have in the quality-improvement process, and discusses key barriers to providing more nutritious food choices in these particular venues. From this discussion, readers can evaluate individual policies on on-campus competitive foods.
Published: April 2009
ID #: 63047
Publisher: Public Health Advocacy Institute
Authors: Smith J