School agencies participating in the school nutrition programs agree to maintain necessary facilities for storing, preparing, and serving food and to comply with health standards required by applicable state agency and/or local laws and codes. There are four food safety requirements specified by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for school agencies that participate in the National School Lunch (NSLP)and/or School Breakfast (SBP) Programs.
Request two food safety inspections from the state or local governmental agency responsible for food safety inspections each school year for each school participating in the school lunch or breakfast program.
Publicly post the most recent food safety inspection and make a copy of the inspection report available upon request.
Implement a food safety program based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles, per USDA guidance.
Report annually the number of food safety inspections conducted at each site to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI).