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Offering Meats and Meat Alternates at School Breakfast

" August 31, 2021 - USDA’s Team Nutrition’s initiative is pleased to announce the release of “Offering Meats and Meat Alternates at School Breakfast Grades Kindergarten Through 12 (K-12)”.
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USDA’s Team Nutrition’s initiative is pleased to announce the release of “Offering Meats and Meat Alternates at School Breakfast Grades Kindergarten Through 12 (K-12)”.

Meats and meat alternates can be healthy and delicious options at breakfast. This 20-page training guide shows school nutrition professionals how they can offer these items as part of a reimbursable breakfast, and includes information on meal pattern requirements, tips for menu planning, sample menus, success stories and more. This publication is available in English and Spanish, online and in print from.

State agencies are encouraged to share this announcement with their School Food Authorities (SFAs) and others who may be interested. This resource is part of Team Nutrition’s Back-to-School Support Kit to assist schools as they reopen for School Year 2021-2022. View these resources here.

Questions about this announcement may be sent to TeamNutrition@USDA.gov.

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