Featured campaign: Healthy Checkout Aisle
Healthy checkout and keep soda in the soda aisle
There are two model ordinances in this document.Resource Page
Video: Healthy checkout
Two retailers implemented healthy checkout policies at their stores — to great success!Watch on Youtube
Roadmap and toolkit for a healthy checkout ordinance
Healthy Checkout refers to efforts to improve the nutrition in the food and beverage products sold in areas where shoppers stand in line to purchase their groceries.Resource Page
California city will require healthier items at supermarket checkout aisles
Biden administration national strategy endorses front-of-package labeling, healthy school meals for all
Legislation warning consumers of chain restaurant menu items with more than a day’s worth of sugar is reintroduced in NYC City Council
An interview with Sheylin De Leon, Oakland HOPS Youth Advocate
New federal investigation looks into grocery industry marketing practices
Customers want healthier options at dollar stores
CSPI conducted a national study to find out how shoppers with limited resources use dollar stores, their perceptions of dollar stores, and identify opportunities for dollar stores to improve the health of their customers and communities. A full report of this study and its findings is forthcoming.
Making the case
Why do we need healthy retail policies? CSPI's reports on aggressive junk food marketing and unfair business practices can help make the case for a policy in your community.
Want to introduce a healthy retail policy in your community?
If you are an advocate, retailer, or local health department and would like technical assistance with introducing and implementing healthy retail policies in your community, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sara John, PhD
Senior Policy Scientist
Senior Policy Associate