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Milk Requirements in the CACFP for Providers

Milk Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Providers online course in English.

Course Description

This online training will assist child care center staff in understanding how to comply with the milk requirements in the CACFP. The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division revised this training in December 2017 to reflect a broader definition of a disability and an updated medical statement.

  • Course Number: 516
  • Training Length: 37 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: CACFP family child care home providers
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: December 2017

Online Course

Begin the Milk Requirements in the CACFP: A Webinar for Family Child Care Providers External link opens in new window or tab. course.

To view this online course and resources in Spanish visit the Requisitos de La Leche En El Programa de Alimentación en Centros de Cuidado Infantil y de Adultos web page.

Referenced Resources

The following resource is referred to throughout this online course:


  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Nutrition (1000)
    • Training Topic: Menu Planning (1100)
      • Learning Objective: Plan menus that meet U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrition requirements (1110)

Additional Information

For more information on the CACFP milk requirements, access the following resource:

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit by phone at 916-445-9127 for assistance. If family child care home providers have questions about the course content, they should contact their sponsoring organization.

Questions:   CACFP Meal Patterns Team |
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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