Illinois - Competitive foods—MS: Federal requirement

Area: 
Federal Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

Illinois Administrative Code Title 23 Section 305.15 Sale of Competitive Food in Participating Schools

a) Beginning July 1, 2014, each participating school shall adhere to the competitive food standards for the sale of competitive food sold to students on the school campus of the participating school during the school day, except as permitted under subsection (b). (See 7 CFR 210.11 (2013).)

b) A participating school may annually have no more than the number of exempted fundraising days authorized in this subsection (b).

  • 1) For school year 2014-15, the number of exempted fundraising days shall be limited to:
    • A) No more than nine exempted fundraising days for participating schools with grades 8 and below; and
    • B) No more than 36 exempted fundraising days for participating schools with grades 9 through 12.
  • 2) For school year 2015-16 and after, the number of exempted fundraising days shall be:
    • A) prohibited in participating schools with grades 8 and below; and
    • B) limited to no more than nine exempted fundraising days for participating schools with grades 9 through 12.
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