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SB 1192 Children’s Meals on the Menu

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Published on March 04, 2019. Last modified on March 04, 2019

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SB 1192 Children’s Meals on the Menu

Effective as of January 2019

Background: This bill was introduced to curb the obesity in young children. Helping reduce the obesity in young children will ensure that adults will not be prone to health issues like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol certain cancers and other health related diseases.

This bill was enacted to help support parents’ efforts to feed their children nutritiously by ensuring that healthy beverages are the default options in children’s meals.

Requirement:
If a food facility offers any type of “Children’s Meal” or “Kids Menu” that includes a beverage, the default beverage must be one of the following:

  • Water, Sparkling Water, Flavored Water (with no added natural or artificial sweeteners).
  • Unflavored Milk
  • A nondairy milk alternative that contains no more than 130 calories per serving.
Any other beverages must be requested.

For more information : Monterey County Environmental Health at 831-755-4505 or email Health@co.monterey.ca.us or www.mtyhd.org/food