Q&As on Final Rule "Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs"
This memo has been rescinded and replaced by SP38-2019: Meal Requirements under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Questions and Answers for Program Operators.
Attached are Questions & Answers on the meal requirements for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Several Q&As have been updated to clarify meal pattern flexibilities and share links to technical assistance resources. An asterisk (*) indicates new and/or revised Q&As. Minor changes throughout the document include the removal of outdated references and citations, removal of outdated questions, and miscellaneous editorial changes for content clarification.