State law requires that School Meals-meet USDA nutrition standards.
Alabama Administrative Code 209-080-030-.01 Child Nutrition Programs.
(1) To comply with the national School Lunch Act (P.L. 79-396 and Amendments), Child Nutrition Act (P.L. 89-642 and Amendments), and Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 16-3-11 through 12, 16-3-19.
Alabama Administrative Code 290-080-030-03 Responsibilities For Child Nutrition Programs.
Each level of authority shall have the following responsibilities: b) To administer federal and state Child Nutrition Program funds as provided by law or regulation.