USDA Extends Grain/Meat Alternative Flexibility To 2014

USDA has announced a one-year extension of the flexibility on meeting the weekly requirements for grains and meat/meat alternates for school meal programs through School Year 2013-14.

USDA has announced a one-year extension of the flexibility on meeting the weekly requirements for grains and meat/meat alternates for school meal programs through School Year 2013-14. The extension applies to both breakfast and lunch and states that schools must only meet the weekly minimum through SY 2013-14.

USDA said that it received a strong amount of feedback showing that the flexibility for this school year better allowed school nutrition programs to create healthy nutriti

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