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Health Care Without Harm Releases Report on Healthy Food in Health Care
Date:5/6/2013

d 1,711 cafeteria meals per day in 2012 and spent approximately $124 million dollars total on food and beverages.

The survey results are the basis for HFHC Awards which were revealed on April 24 at the annual health care sustainability conference, CleanMed, in Boston. The report highlights the 2013 Healthy Food in Health Care Award Winners and model hospitals.

The Menu of Change also includes summaries of progress being made through several HFHC initiatives, including the HFHC Pledge, the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, Protecting Antibiotics, Local and Sustainable Purchasing, Balanced Menus, Healthy Beverages, Climate-Food Connection, Food Matters Clinical Education and Advocacy and Public Policy Engagement; as well as HFHC’s Regional Projects in CA, MD, New England, MI, OR, PN, WA.

Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of more than 520 organizations in 53 countries, working to transform the health care industry worldwide, without compromising patient safety or care, so that it is ecologically sustainable and no longer a source of harm to public health and the environment. For more information on HCWH, see http://www.noharm.org. HCWH’s Healthy Food in Health Care (HFHC) Program works with hospitals across the country to help improve the sustainability of their food services. To learn more about HCWH’s Healthy Food in Health Care Program visit http://www.healthyfoodinhealthcare.org.

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