Resource | Policy
Directions for Menu Worksheet

FNS Menu Worksheet is a tool, designed to assist School Food Authorities in demonstrating that each of the menus meets the new meal pattern for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Fact Sheets
Calories in School Meals

This paper provides some explanation and direction for state agencies and School Food Authorities to use in the discussions on the new calorie maximum as well as some tips to improve acceptance of school meals.

Resource | Fact Sheets
Fact Sheet: Calories in School Meals

Fact Sheet: Calories in School Meals

Resource | Fact Sheets
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 School Meals

Championed by the First Lady as part of her Let’s Move! initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 contains many provisions that help improve child nutrition programs and make meals and offerings more nutritious.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
The School Day Just Got Healthier Toolkit for Educators and Students

The School Day Just Got Healthier Toolkit is a collection of resources including brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, fliers, school lessons, templates and much more, to help prepare educators and students for the changes to school meals this school year. This toolkit provides parents with the resources you need to help you eat healthy and learn healthy habits that last forever.

Resource | Presentations
Final Rule to Update School Lunches and Breakfasts

Power Point presentation

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Ensuring Traceability of Fresh Produce

In the event that produce purchased for your school nutrition program is recalled, you are responsible for tracing the produce one step back (trace back) to your supplier and one step forward (trace forward) to when and to whom it was served.