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§ 15559. Requirements for Nutritionally Adequate Breakfast.

5 CA ADC § 15559BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 5. Education
Division 1. California Department of Education
Chapter 15. Child Nutrition Programs
Subchapter 1. Food Sales, Food Service, and Nutrition Education
Article 4. School Lunch and Breakfast Programs
5 CCR § 15559
§ 15559. Requirements for Nutritionally Adequate Breakfast.
(a) A nutritionally adequate breakfast shall contain components that meet the USDA School Breakfast Program requirement for a five-day school week contained in 7 Code of Federal Regulations section 220.8 as amended by 85 FR 74847, November 24, 2020, which is hereby incorporated by reference, as set forth in the following tables:
Amount of Fooda per Week (Minimum per Day)
Food
Grades K-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Fruits (cups)b,c
5 (1)
5 (1)
5 (1)
Vegetables (cups)b,c
0
0
0
Grains (ounce equivalents)d
7-10 (1)*
8-10 (1)*
9-10 (2)*
Meats/Meat Alternatives (ounce equivalents)e
0
0
0
Fluid milk (cups)f
5 (1)
5 (1)
5 (1)
*U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted the weekly maximums for grains. The daily and weekly minimums for grains and the weekly calorie range still apply. The maximum are used as a guide for menu planning purposes only.
a Food items included in each group and subgroup and amount equivalents as outlined in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Buying Guide.
b One quarter cup of dried fruit counts as one half cup of fruit; one cup of leafy greens counts as one half cup of vegetables. All juice must be 100 percent full-strength. Frozen 100 percent juice without added sugar can be used. The minimum creditable serving for a fruit or vegetable is at least one eighth cup.
c Vegetables may be substituted for fruits, but the first two cups per week of any such substitution must be from the dark green, red/orange, beans and peas (legumes) or “Other Vegetables” subgroups, as defined in 7 Code of Federal Regulations section 210.10(c)(2)(iii) as amended by 85 FR 74847, November 24, 2020, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
d All grains offered weekly must be whole grain-rich. Schools may substitute one ounce equivalent of meat/meat alternate for one one ounce equivalent of grains after the minimum daily grains requirement is met. Meat/meat alternates may be offered as extra food items that do not count toward the grain component or as food items for Offer Versus Serve. These extra food items need to be included in the weekly calories, sodium, and saturated fat. The minimum creditable serving for a grain, a meat, or a meat alternate is at least one quarter ounce equivalent.
e There is no meat/meat alternate requirement.
f All fluid milk must be low-fat (1 percent fat or less, unflavored) or fat-free (unflavored or flavored).
Other Specifications: Daily Amount Based on the Average for a 5-Day Week contained in 7 Code of Federal Regulations section 220.8 as amended by 85 FR 74847, Novemer 24, 2020, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
Dietary Specifications
Grades K-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Min-Max Calories (kcal)g,h
350-500
400-550
450-600
Saturated Fat (percent of total calories)h
Less than 10 percent
Less than 10 percent
Less than 10 percent
Target 2 Sodium (milligrams)h,i
Less than or equal to 485mg
Less than or equal to 535 mg
Less than or equal to 570 mg
Target 3 Sodium (milligrams) h,i
Less than or equal to 430 mg
Less than or equal to 470 mg
Less than or equal to 500 mg
Trans Fath
Nutrition label of manufacturer specifications must indicate zero grams of trans fat per serving
Nutrition label of manufacturer specifications must indicate zero grams of trans fat per serving
Nutrition label of manufacturer specifications must indicate zero grams of trans fat per serving
g The average daily calories for a five-day school week must be within the range (at least the minimum and no more than the maximum values).
h Discretionary sources of calories (solid fats and added sugars) may be added to the meal pattern if within the specifications for calories, saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium. Food products and ingredients must contain zero grams of trans fat (less than 0.5 grams) per serving.
i Sodium Target 2 is effective through June 30, 2022. Sodium Target 3 is effective on or after July 1, 2022, and is contained in 7 Code of Federal Regulations section 220.8(f)(3), as amended by 85 FR 74847, November 24, 2020, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 33031, 49531 and 49531.1, Education Code. Reference: 7 C.F.R. section 220.8.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of section heading and section and new Note filed 9-26-2019; operative 1-1-2020 (Register 2019, No. 39).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 12-3-2021 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2021, No. 49).
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
5 CCR § 15559, 5 CA ADC § 15559
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