National School Lunch Program - NSLP
Forms & Resource Center
Competitive Foods - Guidance Effective till June 30, 2014
- Competitive Foods Memorandum.pdf
- Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value.pdf - Lists foods that cannot be sold or given away in the cafeteria during meal times and includes a list of USDA exempt foods that may be sold a la carte in the cafeteria. Updated April 2011
- Exceptions Under the Competitive Foods Regulation 7 CFR, Part 201, Appendix B. This document contains the Ingredient Statement of the listed foods under "Exemptions Under the Competitive Foods Regulation."
- Nebraska Guidelines for Competitive Foods in Schools.pdf - Guideline for providing healthier options for food sold a la carte, in vending machines, in school stores or as part of school fund raisers.
SMART Snacks in Schools - Effective July 1, 2014
USDA released updated nutrition standards for snacks and drinks served throughout the school building, in vending machines, school stores, snack carts and a la carte lines. The guidelines go into effect July 1, 2014. These new guidelines will replace the current Competitive Foods guidance.