Grain Requirements in the CACFP: Questions and Answers

Last Published: 06/19/2018

This memorandum explains the grain requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) established in the final rule, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Meal Pattern Revisions Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.” This revision further clarifies how to determine if a grain product meets the whole grain-rich criteria. It also includes updated Questions and Answers in Attachment 3. This memorandum supersedes CACFP 01-2018, Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers, October 19, 2017.

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