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Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2010
Level County
State(s) California
Source County of Santa Clara
Policy Areas Health, Children & Families, Food
Restaurants encourage children and adolescents to choose specific menu items by linking them with free toys and other incentive items. This ordinance states that a restaurant may not provide an incentive item linked to the purchase of a single food item or meal if it includes excessive...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Food
This proposed ordinance would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to provide fast food employees with training on the rights afforded to them under city employment laws. It would also require employers to compensate their employees for travel and training time....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Food, Economic Justice
This report outlines potential energy savings practices in food facility services, restaurants, and food manufacturing and incubation industries. It also provides sustainable recommendations related to building envelopes and metering, HVAC systems, appliances, cold storage, water,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States, California
Source U.C. Berkeley Food Labor Research Center
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Food, Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This report evaluates race and gender discrimination in the the restaurant industry. It examines wage differentials and hiring promotion discrimination....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2020
Level City or Town, Other
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Food
This emergency order capped third-party delivery platforms' commission fees to restaurants at 15% during the COVID-19 civil emergency. This legislation aimed to reduce the financial burden on restaurants during a difficult period for the industry. ...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) Wisconsin
Source City of Baraboo
Policy Areas Food, Health, Public Spaces
This ordinance requires licensing for mobile food vendors and outlines the necessary procedures for obtaining required permits. The ordinance also explains the circumstances in which a registration application might be denied, and what may cause a license to be revoked. It additionally...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2012
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Food, Health, Children & Families
This guide focuses on the role that regional food hubs play in addressing the distribution challenges faced by producers and increasing access to larger markets. The guide addresses frequently asked questions about regional food hubs, including their definition, impacts, barriers...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Food, Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces, Health, Children & Families
This report examines opportunities for cities to invest in innovative business models and approaches to address local food systems challenges. It suggests investing in supply-side infrastructure in rural areas, focusing on value addition from regional farms and technology development...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source ChangeLab Solutions
Policy Areas Community Development, Food, Public Spaces
This report explains how a "Healthy Food Zone Ordinance" can regulate the proximity of fast food restaurants and convenience stores to schools, parks, childcare centers, or other locations frequented by children. It also includes a model ordinance which prohibits fast food restaurants...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County
State(s) California
Source San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
Policy Areas Energy, Environment & Natural Resources, Food, Health, Public Safety, Public Spaces
The production and management of single-use food and beverage ware have significant environmental impacts, including but not limited to contamination; consumption of energy, water, and nonrenewable fossil fuels; and emissions of greenhouse gasses. In order to address this, this ordinance...

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