State law requires that School Meals-meet USDA nutrition standards.
Kansas Administrative Regulations 91-26-1. Requirements for participation
(c) Agreements. (1) The board shall comply with all stipulations in the written agreement between the board and the state board, with local food service policies of the board, with K.A.R. 91-26-1 et seq. and with 7 CFR parts 210, 215, 220, 230, 240, and 245 of the food and nutrition service of United States department of agriculture, when applicable, when a contract is made with a food service management company to manage school food service programs.
School Nutrition Programs: National School Lunch Program
Kansas school sponsors that participate in the lunch program receive reimbursement from USDA for each meal served to eligible students. In return, they must serve lunches that meet federal requirements, and offer reduced price and free lunches to eligible students.