District Wide Smart Snack Information

USDA’s interim final rule “Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School,”

Effective July 1, 2014. These science-based nutrition standards promote a healthy school environment and apply to all foods sold, such as:

  • A la carte cafeteria sales
  • School stores
  • Snack bars
  • Vending machines
  • Fundraisers

The Texas Department of Agriculture has created and collected resources to aid schools in providing healthy snack options for all Texas students.

TDA Smart Snacks information linkhttp://www.squaremeals.org/Programs/NationalSchoolLunchProgram/SmartSnacks.aspx

Smart Snacks Product Calculator

Click to evaluate an item in the Smart Snacks Product Calculator to determine if a product meets the USDA Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards.

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