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USDA SP 16-2019 School Breakfast Program


On December 3, 2019, the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the flexibility to serve any vegetable in place of the fruit component in the School Breakfast Program has been extended through December 20, 2019. This flexibility was previously communicated through policy memo SP 16-2019, School Breakfast Program: Substitution of Vegetables for Fruit.

You can view this policy memo on the USDA School Meals Policy web page External link opens in new window or tab..

The California Department of Education will not issue a Management Bulletin on this topic.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Julie BoarerPitchford, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-322-1563 or by email at jboarerpitchford@cde.ca.gov.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, February 7, 2020
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