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Training and Outreach

The "Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs Tip Sheet" series provides handy references for program operators on how to credit the five meal components in the child nutrition programs. Each tip sheet provides simple, easy-to-use information for one meal component.

"Crediting Grains in the Child Nutrition Programs" is a three-part series which includes the following tip sheets:

  • Part 1: Creditable Grains in Child Nutrition Programs;
  • Part 2: Identifying Grain Products that are Whole Grain-Rich; and
  • Part 3: Program Requirements.

This series is designed for program operators as a handy and easy-to-use reference on how to credit grains and incorporate them into the meal pattern requirements.

Page updated: June 12, 2024