Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Information - Jamesville

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Smart Snacks in School
USDA’s “All Foods Sold in Schools” Standards
Section 208 HHFKA
– Interim Final Rule
• Implementation July 1, 2014
Purpose:
• to improve the health and well-being of the
nation’s children
• increase consumption of healthful food during
the school day
• create school environments that reinforce
healthy eating habits
Smart Snacks in School
USDA’s “All Foods Sold in Schools” Standards
Smart Snacks in School
Vending
Machines
School
Stores
A la Carte
Fundraising
Snack Carts
Any Food Sold in School Must:
• be a “whole grain rich” product; OR
• have a first ingredient of fruit, vegetable,
dairy or protein; OR
• be a combination of food that contains at
least ¼ cup fruit and/or vegetable; OR
• contain 10% of the DV of calcium,
potassium, vitamin D, or dietary fiber
(Obsolete effective July 1, 2016)
Foods Must Also Meet Several
Nutrient Requirements:
Calorie limits:
Fat limits:
- Snack Items: < 200 calories - Total Fat: < 35% of calories
- Entrée items: < 350 calories - Saturated Fat: < 10% of
calories
Sodium limits:
- Trans Fat: zero grams
- Snack items: < 230 mg
Sugar limits:
- Entrée items: < 480 mg
- < 35% of weight from total
sugars in foods
Beverages: All Grades
WATER
NON FAT
MILK
LOW FAT
MILK
(with or without carbonation)
(plain or flavored)
(plain only)
100% FRUIT
OR
VEGETABLE
JUICE
100% FRUIT
OR
VEGETABLE
JUICE
DILUTED
W/WATER
SERVING
SIZE
LIMITS:
8 oz. ES
12 oz. MS/HS
Beverages: High School ONLY
DIET
BEVERAGES
(20 oz.)
LOWCALORIE
BEVERAGES
(12 oz.)
(<5 kcal/8 oz. OR
≤10 kcal/20 oz.)
NO caffeine restrictions
(≤40 kcal/8 oz. OR
≤60 kcal/12 oz. )
Examples of what is IN:
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baked potato chips
granola bars
cereal bars
trail mix
dried fruits
fruit cups
yogurt
sugarless gum
• whole grain-rich
muffins
• 100% juice drinks
• flavored water (H.S.)
• diet sports drinks
(H.S.)
• unsweetened or diet
iced teas (H.S.)
Examples of what is OUT:
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candy
snack cakes
most cookies
high-calorie sport
drinks
• juice drinks that are
not 100% juice
• most ice cream &
ice cream treats
• high-fat chips &
snacks
• pretzels
Fundraisers
• The sale of food items that meet
nutrition requirements at fundraisers are
NOT limited under the new regulations
• The standards do not apply during nonschool hours, on weekends, and at offcampus fundraising events
Fundraisers (cont.)
• Exceptions for fundraiser foods not intended
for consumption in schools:
Fundraising activities that take place outside of school,
such as cookie dough or frozen pizza sales, are exempt
from the nutrition standards. Distribution of order forms
and foods not intended for consumption at school may
continue.
• Exemptions? None in NYS
• No exempt fundraiser foods or beverages may
be sold in competition w/ school meals in the
food service area during the meal service

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