New Mexico - School Meals: Federal requirement

Area: 
Federal Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires that school meals meet USDA nutrition standards.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.12.6.8 REQUIREMENTS:

D. The wellness policy shall include, but shall not be limited to:

  • (4) nutrition guidelines meeting standards 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;
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