Reminder: Sodium Transitional Meal Standard Update
Effective July 1, 2023, the sodium target for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) will change to Sodium Target 1A. There will be no change to the sodium target for the School Breakfast Program (SBP).
For detailed information about Sodium Target 1A and other meal pattern requirements, review Management Bulletin (MB) SNP-03-2022, Transitional Meal Standards for School Years 2022–23 and 2023–24, on the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division MB web page and the NSLP and SBP Meal Pattern web pages.
If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact your School Nutrition Programs (SNP) county specialist. A current list of SNP specialists is available on the SNP Specialist Directory web page. You may also contact the SNP Unit by email at SNPInfo@cde.ca.gov to be directed to your SNP specialist.