New recipes for CACFP centers and homes. Discover quick-and-easy recipes for lunch and supper.
¿Necesita una nueva receta para su Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos?
National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid
FNS is conducting additional demonstration projects to expand the evaluation of direct certification with Medicaid for both free and reduced price meal eligibility in NSLP and SBP.
USDA Foods in Schools Foods product information sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for meat/meat alternates.
National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program sodium limits and timeline
Meal pattern chart for the National School Lunch Program
Transitional Standards for Milk, Sodium and Whole Grains - Webinar for State Agencies and School Food Authorities
Webinar on transitional rule for state agencies & school food authorities.
USDA and the Biden Administration are committed to supporting nutrition security – consistent access to nutritious foods that promote good health – through the federal nutrition assistance programs. School nutrition professionals have made incredible strides in strengthening child nutrition over the past decade; research shows school meals are the healthiest meals children eat in a day!
School meals are one of the most important tools for ensuring children have access to healthy and nutritious food. USDA strengthened school meal standards in 2012. Research on the impact of these changes emphasizes why we must build back even better for the healthiest school meals.
This new rule establishes standards for milk, whole grains, and sodium for school years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 to give schools time to transition in the short term.