City Announces Accolades For Healthy Vending And Food Service Policy

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans announced a progressive approach to improving the workplace environment through vending and food service guidelines designed to drive healthier eating habits today, Monday, February 22, 2016, at the front steps of City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., at 10:30 p.m.

         City reps said these guidelines will provide strong nutritional standards for vending machines on City properties, giving City employees and residents access to healthier options. This policy change has earned the City of New Orleans the silver medal for Model Food Service from Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties initiatives of the National League of Cities.

         Charlotte Parent, Director of New Orleans Health Department, Andy Kopplin, Deputy Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer for City of New Orleans, and reps from the American Heart Association and Let’s Move! were in attendance for the award announcement for the new healthy vending and food service policy.

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