Tools & Resources for Implementation of Executive Order 509

Executive Order 509 (EO 509) is a directive signed by Governor Patrick that requires state agencies to follow specific nutrition standards when contracting for the purchase of foods and beverages. To help with the transition, here you will find the EO 509 Nutrition Standards, an FAQ, and resources containing useful websites and videos on a host of topics including healthy eating, purchasing and food preparation tips.


This information is provided by the Wellness Unit within the Department of Public Health.