ASTHO Issue Brief on Food Service Industry Partnerships
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) published an issue brief which highlights insights for state health agencies around working with food service management companies (FSMCs), developing food service guidelines and improving industry partnerships. The ideas generated through interview of FSMCs, a survey of state chronic disease directors, and virtual roundtable discussions. Six main areas for state health agencies to consider included consumer demand and taste, food safety, partnership development, product availability, revenue, and training and technical assistance. The full issue brief can be accessed here.