State law requires that School Meals-meet USDA nutrition standards.
Maine Revised Statutes 20-A 6601. Acceptance of federal law
The State shall comply with the following laws in consideration of the receipt of benefits under them:
1. The National School Lunch Program Act. The National School Lunch Program Act, enacted June 4, 1946, and applicable amendments;
2. The Child Nutrition Act. The Child Nutrition Act, enacted October 11, 1966, and applicable amendments;
Maine Revised Statutes 20-A 6602. School food service programs
A. A public school shall participate in the National School Lunch Program in accordance with 7 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 210 (2007) and provide Type A meals as determined by the United States Department of Agriculture.