State law requires that School Meals-meet USDA nutrition standards.
California Education Code 49531 Child Nutrition Act of 1974
(b) A nutritionally adequate breakfast, for the purposes of this article, is one that qualifies for reimbursement under the most current meal pattern for the federal School Breakfast Program, as defined in Section 220.8 of Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations. A nutritionally adequate lunch for purposes of this article is one that qualifies for reimbursement under the most current meal pattern for the federal National School Lunch Program, as defined in Section 210.10 of Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
California Education Code 49531.1 Child Nutrition Act of 1974
(b) The nutrition guidelines for school lunches and breakfasts, pursuant to subdivision (a), shall be consistent with the requirements for nutritionally adequate breakfasts and nutritionally adequate lunches, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 49531.
Local School Wellness Policy
This document notes that school meals should meet nutrition Standard.