Guidance on Requests for Exemption from Whole Grains in SY 2014-15 and 2015-16

2015-02-11

On Tuesday, February 10, the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) released this memo providing state agencies with guidance on granting exemptions from the regulatory whole grain-rich requirement in meal programs for school years 2014-15 and 2015-16. State agencies that choose to offer exemptions to their school food authorities must notify their FNS regional office and provide a copy of their exemption process prior to implementation. Read the full USDA memo for more details.

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