Guidelines and Standards

-- For Healthcare Professionals --



Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Find the AND stance on early care and education (ECE) programs which should achieve recommended benchmarks to meet children’s nutrition needs and promote children’s optimal growth in safe and healthy environments

-- For Schools --



USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find regulation, policy memos, technical assistance, and guidance materials, all of which provide guidance on the nutrition standards for school meals.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 (Menu Planner) is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.