Sustainable Food Resources

HCWH Resources

Healthy and Sustainable Food in Healthcare workshop report (10/2016)

Healthy Food In Health Care: A Menu of Options (pdf) (4/2012)

Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge (pdf) (10/2011)

Policy Statement on Antibiotics in Food (pdf) (5/2008)

Menu of Change, Healthy Food in Health Care: A 2008 Survey of Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge Hospitals (pdf) (5/2008)

HCWH's Policy Statement on Antibiotics in Food (pdf) (5/2008)

Position Statement on Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) (pdf) (7/2007)

Position Statement on Genetically Engineered Food (pdf) (4/2007)

Redefining Healthy Food - a Robert Wood Johnson White Paper (pdf) (9/2006)

Food and Food Purchasing: A Role for Health Care (pdf) (4/2006)

Antibiotic Resistance and the Agricultural Overuse of Antibiotics (pdf) (11/2005)

HCWH Purchasing Guides

Seasonal Foods: A New Menu for Public Health (pdf) (10/2011)

Choosing Environmentally Preferable Food Service Ware (pdf) (9/2010)

Sign the Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge (pdf) (10/2011)

Purchasing Guide to Sourcing Food Without Genetically Engineered Ingredients (pdf) (7/2007)

Purchaser's Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Poultry (pdf) (7/2007)

Purchaser's Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Coffee and Tea (pdf) (7/2007)

Farmers' Markets and CSAs on Hospital Grounds (pdf) (7/2007)

Guide to Poultry Applicable Eco-labels (pdf) (7/2007)

Sample Poultry Supplier Survey Questions (pdf) (7/2007)

Biobased Food Service Ware and Packaging (pdf) (6/2007)

Food Eco-Labels: A Purchasing Guide (pdf) (6/2007)

Feeding Arsenic to Poultry: Is This Good Medicine? (pdf) (6/2007)

Food and Food Purchasing: A Role for Health Care (pdf) (4/2006)

Purchasing Guide to Sourcing Dairy Products Without rBGH (pdf) (4/2006)

Additional Resources

Healthy and Sustainable Food Policy (pdf) (7/2013)

Know Your Milk (pdf) (5/2013)

Toward a Healthy, Sustainable Food System (pdf) (11/2007)

Catholic Healthcare West Food and Nutrition Vision Statement (doc) (5/2006)

Healthy Food, Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Communities (pdf) (5/2005)

Ripe for Change: Rethinking California's Food Economy (pdf) (5/2004)

Cultivating Common Ground: Linking Health and Sustainable Agriculture (pdf) (9/2004)