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CCPHA Model Language for Local Food and Beverage Policy

Model Language for City and County Food and Beverage Policy by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.

ChangeLab Solutions: Model Legislation Requiring Safety Warning for Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

From ChangeLab Solutions, this model legislation is developed for states that want to implement a policy requiring a safety warning on SSB containers and packaging. Intended for use by states seeking to increase consumer awareness. Includes model findings, which are an accompanying set of evidence-backed facts that support the legislation.

CSPI Healthy Beverage Promotion Act of 2010

Model sugary drink tax policy from Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners

Scientific statement updating nutrition recommendations for promoting cardiovascular health and making recommendations with regard to diet composition, total caloric intake, and physical activity. Includes recommendations to restrict imbalanced beverages with little nutritional value (ex. sugar-sweetened beverages)

Full Citation: Gidding SS, Dennison BA, Birch LL, et al. Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners. Pediatrics. Feb 2006;117(2):544-559.

Proposed USDA Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School

Food and Nutrition Services, USDA. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Proposed Rule released February 1, 2013.

Soda Industry Political Spending

"Soda Industry Ups Political Spending to Fight Proposed Sugary Drink Taxes." Center for Science in the Public Interest.

SSB Tax Proposal in Philadelphia Spring 2010 Presentation

A presentation about the sugar-sweetened beverage tax campaign in Philadelphia, and the lessons learned from it.

The Role of Government in Preventing Excess Calorie Consumption: The Example of New York City

NYC's Health Commisioner argues in favor of the Board of Health's sugary drink portion size rule.

Full Citation: Farley TA. The Role of Government in Preventing Excess Calorie Consumption:The Example of New York City. JAMA. 2012; 308(11):1093–1094.