Understanding policy enactment: the New Orleans Fresh Food Retailer Initiative.

  title={Understanding policy enactment: the New Orleans Fresh Food Retailer Initiative.},
  author={Vanessa M Ulmer and Adrienne R Rathert and Donald Rose},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={43 3 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND Healthy-food financing initiatives have been endorsed as a way to improve food access, but relatively little research exists on understanding the formulation of such policies. PURPOSE This paper investigates the development of the New Orleans Fresh Food Retailer Initiative (FFRI) to highlight factors that enabled and impeded its enactment. METHODS In 2010 and 2011, semistructured interviews were conducted with 22 key informants with firsthand experience of this case, including… CONTINUE READING

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