3554 – Business – Food Service – Other Food Sales

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Regulation –
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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 9/19/2002

The Governing Board shall ensure that food sales by school-related groups and the use of vending machines are in compliance with state and federal law and do not impair student participation in the District’s food service program. Sanitation and safety procedures shall comply with the requirements of the California Uniform Retail Food Facilities Law as set forth in Health and Safety Code 113700-114455.

The Board authorizes the principal at each school site to approve the sale of food items by:

1.     Student organizations in accordance with 5 CCR 15500 and 15501
2.    Nonprofit groups not under the direct control of school authorities pursuant to Education Code 51520
3.    All other school-related groups

A minimum of 50% of the items offered for sale by any organization on school grounds shall be from the nutritious foods listed in Education Code 38085.

No foods of minimal nutritional value shall be sold in food service areas during breakfast and lunch periods. (7 CFR 210.11, 220.12)

Fund-Raisers

When desiring to raise money for district schools or student groups by selling food items, organizations are encouraged to select items of good nutritional quality.  All profits from such fund-raisers shall benefit the school or student groups sponsoring the sale.

Legal Reference:
EDUCATION CODE
38085 Sale of specified food items
48931 Authorization and sale of food
51520 School premises; prohibited solicitations
CODE F REGULATIONS, TITLE
15500 Food sales in elementary schools
15501 Sales in high schools and junior high schools
HEALTH AND SAFETY C
113700-114455 California Uniform Retail Food Facilities Law
UNITED STATES CODE. TITLE 4
1751-1769h National School Lunch Act
1771-1791 Child Nutrition
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 7
210.1-210.31 National School Lunch Program
220.1-220.21 National School Breakfast Program
WEB SITES
CDE, Nutrition Services Division: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nsd/
California Project L.E.A.N. http: // www.dhs. cahwnet.gov/ lean
U. S. Department of Agriculture; Child Nutrition Programs:
http: www.fns.usd.gov/cnd/

 

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