Whole Grain-Rich Ounce Equivalency Requirements for School Meal Programs
- 6/25/14 This chart, also known as Exhibit A, contains the equivalent minimum
weights for a wide variety of purchased food items to meet the ounce equivalency criteria. Program
operators may use this chart instead of calculating the actual amount of grains in a product
since it provides the equivalent minimum weights to provide one ounce equivalency of grains.
Crediting - Breakfast Cereals
- 8/1/12 “Determining Creditability of Breakfast Cereals for Child Nutrition Programs” – November 2006 USDA Technical Assistance Memo.
Grains/Breads Component: Crediting Recipes
- 11/28/11 Instructions on how to credit recipes towards the grains/breads component based upon the amount of flour, cereal grains or ready to eat cereals used in the recipe for Child Nutrition Programs.
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