Healthy Vending Legislation Could Affect The Blind

May 30, 2013

National Public Radio recently discussed the negative impact mandating healthy vending products in federal buildings would have on the livelihood of blind vending operators. Requiring a specific product mix, which is being done in Oregon, has been shown in some cases to reduce sales, which would lower the income for more than 2,000 blind vendors in that state. Full article.



Oregon Blind Commission Delays Installation Of Healthy Vending Machines

March 9, 2012
The Oregon Commission for the Blind, which provides vending service at Portland State University, has raised concerns about the revenue of dedicated healthy vending machines that...