School Nutrition Services Department
Pamela GallagherCoordinator of School Nutrition Services215-853-1080Check out these quick nationwide stats around how things are changing forthe better when it comes to school meals!
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10% sodium reductions.
Grades K-8 receive ½ cup and grades 9-12 receive 1 cup servings of fruit per day.
Grades K-8 receive ¾ cup and grades 9-12 receive 1 cup servings of vegetables per day.
Products made with 51% whole grain are offered daily for breakfast and lunch.
Calorie limits for lunch are between 550-850 based upon age.
Calorie limits for breakfast are between 350-600 based upon age.
Schools buy American grown and produced products.
Schools must offer 3-3/4 to 5 cups of vegetables per week for lunch, including vegetables that are dark orange/red, dark green and beans/legumes.
School meals have a weekly average of less than10% saturated fat and 0g of trans fat.
Schools must offer milk daily and offerings consist of low-fat and fat-free.