This factsheet explains how USDA Foods support the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the school meal pattern requirements to make it easier for schools to prepare healthy meals using local foods.
This fact sheet provides information on how to use USDA DoD Fresh to purchase local produce.
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This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.
USDA Foods in Schools Foods product information sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for meat/meat alternates.
USDA Foods in Schools nourishes children and supports American agriculture nationwide.
USDA Foods in Schools product information sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for grains.
USDA Foods in Schools product information sheets with description and WBSCM ID for vegetables.
The average material prices are listed by school year and used by processors participating in the USDA Foods processing program.
FNS provides nutritious, domestically sourced and produced foods, known as USDA Foods, to Child Nutrition Programs, including the National School Lunch Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program. Foods include high-quality vegetables, fruits, dairy products, whole grains, lean meats, and other protein options.