This policy applies to food and beverages sold in schools. It applies to foods and beverages sold in all venues on school property such as cafeterias, vending machines and tuck shops; through all programs, including catered lunch programs; and at all events on school property, including bake sales and sporting events.
Ministry of Education Resources:
Online Learning Modules: These modules are intended for school board staff, principals and vice-principals, and those involved in the sale of food and beverages in schools (e.g. food service providers, public health professionals, teachers, parents, students).
Policy at a Glance: This six-page guide provides an overview of Ontario’s School Food and Beverage Policy. The intended audiences are parents and students in intermediate and secondary levels.
Bake It Up!: This document includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the Ministry of Education’s School Food and Beverage Policy. It can be used by anyone making baked goods to be sold in schools.