3550 – Business – Food Service – Child Nutrition Programs

Policy – x
Regulation –
Exhibit –

Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 9/19/2002
The Governing Board recognizes that students need adequate, nourishing food in order to grow, learn and maintain good health. To reinforce the District’s nutrition education program, foods available on school premises shall be:

1. Carefully selected so as to contribute to students’ nutritional well-being and the prevention of disease
2. Prepared in ways that will appeal to students, retain nutritive quality and foster healthful eating habits
3. Served in age-appropriate quantities and at reasonable prices

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the meals offered by the District’s food service program meet all legal requirements for participation in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

EDUCATION CODE
38080-38103 Cafeterias – establishment and use
45103.5 Contracts for management consulting services; restrictions
49490-49493 School breakfast and Lunch programs
49500-49505 School meals,
49510-49520 Nutrition
49530-49536 Child Nutrition Act
49540-49546 Child care food program
49547-48548.3 Comprehensive nutrition services
49550-49560 Meals for needy students
49570 National School Lunch Act
CODE OF REGULA77ONS, TULE 5
15500-15501 Food sales by student organizations
15510 Mandatory meals for needy students
15530-15535 Nutrition education
15550-15565 School lunch and breakfast programs
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, 77TLE 7
210.1-210.31 National School Lunch Program
220.1-220.21 National School Breakfast Program

Management Resources:
WEB SITES
CDE, Nutrition Services Division: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nsd/
California Project LE.A.N.’ http: // www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/ lean
U.S. Department of Agriculture; Child Nutrition Programs:
htip://www.fns.usdc/gov/cnd/
CSBA Date – 6/96

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