The basic formula requires that five meal components are offered— milk, fruit, vegetable, meat (or an approved meat alternate like beans, yogurt or cheese), and grain. For a meal to be reimbursable, students must choose three full portions of the five, with at least one choice being a fruit or vegetable. Schools also must also ensure that components meet age-specific caloric minimums and maximums (i.e., grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12) and that, over the course of a week, offered ...
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