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Software Approval Material for Alternates to USDA Certification Worksheets

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Technical Assistance
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PDF Icon certtoolprocess.pdf (75.66 KB)

The primary purpose of the Certification Software Evaluation Project is to conduct the testing and evaluation of commercially available software systems designed to assess meal pattern requirements for certification for the additional six cents per meal reimbursement available for school meal programs. Certification software is submitted voluntarily by software developers.

These materials were compiled to assist companies who are developing or revising certification of compliance/menu planning software for USDA to approve for use in certification of compliance with the National School Lunch Program meal pattern requirements.

Page updated: October 19, 2021