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.
Back-to-School Leadership Conference FinnFest Education Forum
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) present the 2014 Back-to-School Leadership Conference, August 5-6. Bring your team! NOTE: The Back-to-School Leadership Conference has been designed to be compatible with the agenda for the FinnFest Education Forum scheduled on August 6-7. At FinnFest, participants are invited to join the discussion with education experts from Finland and the U.S. and create an action plan to address the needs of the next generation. Register for 2014 Leadership Conference.