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Issue Date: Vol. 50, No. 9, September 2010, Posted On: 8/18/2010


Tenn. Gov. Orders Healthy Options In Venders On State Properties


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
Phil Bredesen, Tennessee vending machines, health vending, healthy foods order, vending machine, vending, vending machine business, blind vendors, vending machine nutritional guidelines

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Phil Bredesen signed an executive order this week that mandates "healthy" food and beverage options in vending machines on the Tennessee state government's executive properties.

The order directs that guidelines be developed, establishing minimum nutritional standards, along with pricing and other incentives to encourage the purchase of healthier selections.

The directive applies to all vending machines on public properties within the executive branch of state government serviced by licensed blind vendors and private vending companies operating on public properties under the authority of the Department of Human Services.

The departments of Finance and Administration, Health and Human Services and designated blind vendor representatives will develop and publish the nutritional guidelines.

Human Services will amend written agreements with property management officials and existing vendors to incorporate the new guidelines and standards by Jan. 1, 2011. All permits issued after that date will include the guidelines and minimum standards.

The agency will also publish recommendations for nutritional food and beverages provided to state employees at breaks, meetings, conferences and other work-related events held on public property.

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