State law recommends compliance with Target 2, or otherwise incorporates federal language relaxing the school meal standards.
North Carolina Administrative Code 16-06H.0113 Nutrition Standard for elementary schools
When averaged over the week, reimbursable meals will contain twenty to thirty-five percent (20-35%) of calories from fat, and less than ten percent (10%) total calories from saturated fat. Trans fat and sodium levels will be monitored regularly and kept as low as possible
Policy CHNU-002: Nutrition Standard for Elementary Schools
Board policy addresses sodium as part of school meal Standard for elementary school meals.