Government Contract | North Carolina
Healthy Vending Service

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000478928

Bid Title: Healthy Vending Service

Agency Bid No. Title: 269-5533-2015

Received Date: 02/09/2016

Close Date: 03/10/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/22/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Board of County Commissioners adopted a Healthy Vending Machine policy on December 20, 2011. In the interest of the health of county residents and employees who work in or visit county facilities, the county, in conjunction with the Health Department and the Board, resolved to adopt a healthy vending and food policy as follows: Mecklenburg County wishes to achieve and maintain a healthy and sustainable environment for all Mecklenburg County employees and citizens visiting Mecklenburg County facilities through providing healthy food options. Section 1. Mecklenburg County Nutrition and Procurement Guidelines; Nutritional Labeling(1) Food and beverage options purchased, sold, served or otherwise provided by, Mecklenburg County departments and agencies, including (but not limited to) vending machines located in a County owned, leased, or operated space or facility, shall meet or exceed minimum Nutrition and Procurement Standards (Standards)assetfor t h b e l o w . (2) The Standards shall apply at all times (24-hours a day/7 days a week). (3) The Mecklenburg County Health Department shall review, and if necessary, revise and update the Nutrition and Procurement Standards on a regular basis at least every five years to reflect advancements in nutrition science, dietary data, new product availability, and/or updates to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. (4) The Nutrition and Procurement Standards shall be implemented in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. (5) All packaged snack foods and beverages sold in vending machines located in a County owned, leased, or operated space or facility shall display nutritional labeling that, at a minimum, complies with the standards for nutritional labeling set forth in 21 CFR Parts101 and 109, as may be amended from time to time. Section 2. Definitions

Product Code: 96115

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Mecklenburg

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Allison Nelson

Phone: 980-314-9065




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