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Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the Child Nutrition Programs

Published: 78 days ago
" USDA has released updated guidance on the crediting of tofu and soy yogurt products in the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP). The memorandum issued by USDA clarifies that offering commercially prepared tofu as a meat alternate extends to the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), as well as to infants 6-11 months participating in CACFP and NSLP preschools. The memo also includes the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) recommendations for children under 2 years of age related to soy products such as tofu and soy yogurt.
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USDA has released updated guidance on the crediting of tofu and soy yogurt products in the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP). The memorandum issued by USDA clarifies that offering commercially prepared tofu as a meat alternate extends to the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), as well as to infants 6-11 months participating in CACFP and NSLP preschools. The memo also includes the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) recommendations for children under 2 years of age related to soy products such as tofu and soy yogurt.

The revised memo and an updated yield table can be found here. Stay tuned for updates to TDA's Program handbooks that will reflect this guidance.

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