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SMART SNACKS IN SCHOOL

SMART SNACKS IN SCHOOL

Starting in school year 2014-15, all foods sold to students at school during the school day will need to meet Smart Snacks in School Regulations nutrition standards. The Smart Snacks in School regulation applies to foods sold a la carte, in the school store, and vending machines. This new federal ruling is intended to help offer healthier items to students with more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and proteins.

For more information click on the Wellness Policy tab.

Exempt Fundraisers

Schools that participate in the NSLP or SBP may sell food and beverages that do not meet nutritional standards outlined in 7 C.F.R. Parts 210 and 220 as part of a fundraiser, during the school day, for up to four days per school year on each school campus, provided that no specially exempted fundraiser foods or beverages may be sold in competition with school meals in the food service area during the meal service. 4 TAC 26.2.

 

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