Whole Grain-Rich Ounce Equivalency Requirements for School Meal Programs
- 6/25/14 This chart, also known as Exhibit A, contains the equivalent minimum
weights for a wide variety of purchased food items to meet the ounce equivalency criteria. Program
operators may use this chart instead of calculating the actual amount of grains in a product
since it provides the equivalent minimum weights to provide one ounce equivalency of grains.
Crediting - Breakfast Cereals
- 8/1/12 “Determining Creditability of Breakfast Cereals for Child Nutrition Programs” – November 2006 USDA Technical Assistance Memo.
Grains/Breads Component: Crediting Recipes
- 11/28/11 Instructions on how to credit recipes towards the grains/breads component based upon the amount of flour, cereal grains or ready to eat cereals used in the recipe for Child Nutrition Programs.
Middle and high school teams are invited to participate in a free, half-day workshop focused on the Planning for Student's Successful Transition to Postsecondary and Employment: Personal Learning Plans legislation. The law requires students to have a Personal Learning Plan no later than grade 9. Hear from several schools about strategies they are using. Join us Sept. 15 in Roseville; Sept. 18 in Rochester or Oct. 13 in Arden Hills.