Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards
Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School.
Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards (PDF)
Smart Snacks Infographic
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires USDA to establish nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools – beyond the federally supported meals programs. Learn more from this informative infographic courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Regulations of Smart Snacks
Smart Snacks Calculator
USDA Tools for Smart Snacks Since school year 2014-15, all foods sold at school during the school day will need to meet nutrition standards. The Smart Snacks in School regulation applies to foods sold a la carte, in the school store, and vending machines.
Fundraisers and Smart Snacks
The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards apply to any foods sold to students during the school day on the school campus, including foods sold as fundraisers. Learn more from the informative handout courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Michigan allows two non-compliant fundraisers per week.
Smart Snacks Q&A
Questions and Answers related to the Smart Snacks standards courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Smart Snacks Q&A (PDF)
Smart Snacks in Schools – Beverage Options
Learn more about Beverage Options as it relates to Smart Snacks in School courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Smart Snacks In School – Beverage Options (PDF)
Smart Snacks Resource
The USDA took a major step forward in releasing the Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during the school day in vending machines, school stores, snack carts and a la carte lines, as well as through fundraising. These standards are now in effect and apply all around your school campus. Learn more courtesy of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
CDC: Competitive Foods in Schools
The school environment is one of several settings that can influence children’s food choices and eating habits. Learn more courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Qualifying Beverage Ideas