Chart: State and local restaurant kids’ meal policies

A chart tracking state and local policies affecting what is served as part of restaurant kids' meals

In 2018, California became the first to enact a healthy kids' meal bill statewide, when it passed legislation requiring chains to make healthier beverages like water or milk the default drink offered with kids’ meals. Hawaii, Delaware, and several municipalities have enacted healthy kids' meal policies as well; this is an updated list of such policies as of April 2024.

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