184 results for: Food Policies

Food Policy Section

The Food Policy Section of the Australian Department of Health and Ageing is responsible for providing national leadership on the regulation of the food supply. The Section promotes a nationally consistent approach to food policy and regulation, and develops advice and policy for the Australian Government at both a national and international level.

  2011-05-23 – Website

Global Food Policy Report

A 2017 report from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) reviewing the “impact of rapid urban growth on food security and nutrition, and considers how food systems can be reshaped to benefit both urban and rural populations.”

2019-01-23 – Research Report/Paper

PROOF Research to Identify Policy Options to Reduce Food Insecurity

This website funded by Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) provides information on food insecurity in Canada and research projects aimed at reducing food insecurity and identifying effective policy interventions .

  2018-09-01 – Website

School Food Policy Collection

A collection of policies for food and nutrition in schools.

         2019-10-08 – Position Paper/Policy Document

Fr: Définition des aliments « sains » : Analyse environnementale de la situation canadienne (2009) - Sommaire (Defining "Healthy" Foods: Environmental Scan of the Situation in Canada (2009)

This French Health Canada report for professionals provides an overview of nutrition criteria used to define “healthy” foods in programs and policies in Canada. Nutrition criteria to define healthy foods is used in provincial nutrition policies, school board nutrition policies, labelling programs, food service and vending machine program.

  2011-02-24 – Other

Defining "Healthy" Foods: Environmental Scan of the Situation in Canada (2009) - Executive Summary

This Health Canada report for professionals provides an overview of nutrition criteria used to define “healthy” foods in programs and policies in Canada. Nutrition criteria to define healthy foods is used in provincial nutrition policies, school board nutrition policies, labelling programs, food service and vending machine program.

  2011-02-24 – Other

Spotlight: School Food and Nutrition

This policy document from the Arrell Food Institute, University of Guelph, provides recommendations for school food and nutrition programs in Canadian schools.

  2020-06-03 – Position Paper/Policy Document

BDA Policy Statement: Gluten Free Food on Prescription

A policy statement from BDA on gluten-free food on prescription for professionals to use to help people with coeliac disease adhere to a life‐long gluten-free diet.

  2021-01-21 – Position Paper/Policy Document

Sustainable Diets and the Environment Background

Background information regarding sustainable diets and the environment.

  2021-09-29 – Background

School Health - Nutrition Background

Background information regarding school nutrition policies, guidelines and initiatives.

  2019-10-29 – Background