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6000 Series - Support Services » 6230 Nutritional Standards for Food Selection

6230 Nutritional Standards for Food Selection

The student food services program will select foods in a manner consistent with the goals established by the Wilkes County Board of Education and all state and federal laws and regulations.
Competitive food sales, including food and beverages from vending machines, outside suppliers, or any other items sold separately from the school lunch program will be controlled to ensure that they do not encourage poor eating habits or negatively affect the ability of the school to provide a nutritious lunch at the lowest possible cost.
The superintendent or designee will establish nutritional standards for non-cafeteria or competitive foods to protect the health of students and consistent with USDA Smart Snacks in School rule and in compliance with the districts Smart Snacks Options Declaration Form.
Legal References: National School Lunch Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. et seq.; Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended et seq.; G.S. 115C-47(7), -47(22), -263, -264
Cross References: Goals of Student Food Services (policy 6200)
Adopted: January 9, 2006
Revised: August 4, 2014