Have you ever wondered what the meal requirements are for school lunch?
Students may decline (refuse) up to two of the below items and it will still count as a qualified meal as long as one of the three items is either a fruit or vegetable. A student can choose to refuse milk as long as they have three of the below items on their tray.
Some foods count as more than one item. For example, pizza would count as a grain and meat.
The federal government requires schools to offer the following items at lunchtime: