State law requires that School Meals-meet USDA nutrition standards.
New Mexico Administrative Code 126.96.36.199 Requirements
D. The wellness policy shall include, but shall not be limited to:
- (4) nutrition guidelines meeting Standard established by federal rules at 7 CFR 210.11 and 7 CFR 210.11a, the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966;
School District Wellness Policy Guidance Document
Manual provides sample language that requires food served as part of the National School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program to meet federal nutrition Standard for school meals.