Meal Pattern Requirements

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Meal Pattern Requirements

Breakfast Breakfast Meal Pattern.pdf

LunchLunch Meal Pattern.pdf

Preschool – Meal Pattern Breakfast, Lunch and Snack.pdf

Meal Pattern Resources

Offer Versus Serve

Grains Resources

Whole Grain-Rich Product Exemption for School Year 2017-18

USDA memo SP-32-2017 allows State agencies to grant temporary exemptions from the regulatory whole grain-rich (WGR) requirements for school year (SY) 2017-2018 to School Food Authorities (SFAs) that can demonstrate a hardship in procuring, preparing or serving compliant whole grain-rich products that are acceptable to students. NDE Nutrition Services has defined a list of whole grain-rich products allowed for exemption. To request an exemption please complete the waiver request form for approval.