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Menu Certification



As required by Section 201 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA), School Food Authorities (SFAs) that meet the requirements outlined in the final rule for Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP), may be certified as eligible to receive an additional eight cents for each reimbursable lunch served.

Spoon and Form

Submit Menu Certification

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Menu Workbooks and Simplified Nutrient Assessments

Additional Nutrition Assessment Options

  • USDA Approved Software - This is the list of USDA-approved nutrient analysis software to use with your menu certification workbook if you are not using the Simplified Nutrient Assessment within the workbook.

Tools for Completion

Menu Planning Resources