Policies and Regulations NEPN Code: EFEA-R
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Supplemental Food Sales

All school sales through public vending machines, school stores or a la carte school meal programs from midnight the night before until 30 minutes after the last school bell shall adhere to the following criteria that focus on decreasing fat and sugar content:

Requirements:

  1. Approved Beverages:
    1. Lowfat (1%), unflavored milk or skim/nonfat fluid flavored or unflavored milk in specific sizes for designated grade groups;
    2. 100% full strength fruit and vegetable juices in specific sizes for designated grades;
    3. Plain water, carbonated or not, no size limit for any grade;
    4. 100% fruit/vegetable juice diluted with water (with or without carbonation), and no added sweeteners in specific sizes for designated grades;
    5. Other flavored and/or carbonated beverages (less than 20 fl oz) that are labeled to contain less than 5 calories per 8 fl oz, or less than 10 calories per 20 fl oz (high school only);
    6. Other flavored and/or carbonated beverages (less than 12 fl oz) that are labeled to contain less than 40 calories per 8 fl oz, or less than 60 calories per 12 fl oz (high school only).
  2. Approved Food Guidelines:
    1. If combination food, must contain greater than ½ cup fruit or vegetable or;
    2. Must be whole grain or;
    3. Fruit, vegetable, dairy or protein food;
    4. Must contain greater than 10% daily value of calcium, potassium, vitamin D or dietary fiber;
    5. Must be less than 200 calories per serving;
    6. Less than 35% calories from fat;
    7. Less than 10% calories from saturated fat;
    8. 0 g as served (less than .5 g per portion) or trans fat;
    9. Less than 230 mg of sodium;
    10. Less than 35% total sugars by weight.

Education:
Healthy food education shall be provided through course curriculum, parent and student newsletters, posters in the buildings and special speakers on nutrition or wellness topics.

 

Legal Reference:

2010 Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act
USDA Smart Snack Standards, July 1, 2014

Related Policies/Regulations:

JL – Student Wellness

 

Regulation   Board Action
Approved: 01-10-05 33995
Reviewed: 12-14-09 35572
Revised: 11-12-13 36768
Reviewed: 08-11-14 36976