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File #: 190505    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/6/2019 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 9/26/2019
Title: Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by adding a new Chapter 6-311, entitled "Children's Meals at Food Service Establishments."
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Indexes: HEALTH CODE
Code sections: 6-311 - Children's Meals at Food Service Establishments, Title 6 - HEALTH CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy19050501.pdf
Title
Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by adding a new Chapter 6-311, entitled "Children's Meals at Food Service Establishments."
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 6. HEALTH CODE

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CHAPTER 6-100. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

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? 6-102. Definitions.

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(6.3) Children's Meal. Any combination of food and beverage items offered for sale together at a single price and primarily intended for consumption by children.

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(11.1) Default Beverage. Any beverage that is automatically included or offered as part of a children's meal, absent a specific request by the purchaser of the children's meal for an alternative beverage.

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CHAPTER 6-300. FOOD.

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? 6-311. Children's Meals at Food Service Establishments.

(1) No Food Service Establishment that offers a Children's Meal that includes a beverage shall offer as a Default Beverage, or include in a menu of beverage options for such Children's Meal, any beverage other than one of the following:

(a) water, sparkling water or flavored water, with no added natural or artificial sweeteners;

(b) nonfat or one percent flavored or unflavored milk or non-dairy milk alternative containing no more than 130 calories per container or serving as offered for sale; or

(c) one hundred percent fruit or vegetable juice, or fruit or vegetable juice combined with water or carbonated water, with no added natural or artificial sweeteners, in a serving size of no more than eight ounces.

(2) Nothing in this Section prohibits a Food Service Establishment from selling, or a customer from purchasing, a beverage other than the Default Beverage offered with a Children's Meal, if the customer requests the substitute or alternative beverage.

(3) The Department and Board may take all actions necessary for the imple...

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