Cafeteria trays carrying whole-wheat pizza, leafy green and orange vegetables and fresh, whole fruit are now the norm at districts across the country as a result of the new USDA meal pattern requirements that went into effect for the 2012-13 school year. The new requirements bring both obvious and sometimes subtle changes to what constitutes a reimbursable meal, with additional requirements coming next year for reimbursable breakfasts. The changes have had a major impact on meal ...

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