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ERIC Number: ED147940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Food Buying Guide for Type A School Lunches.
Moss, Mary Ann; And Others
This guide provides information for planning and calculating quantities of food to be purchased and used by schools serving Type A lunches in the National School Lunch Program. This edition includes changes resulting from new developments in food production and processing as well as changes in marketing procedures, packages, and quality of foods available today. Use and careful application of the information will help to ensure economical menu planning and food purchasing, and adequate amounts of various foods to prepare Type A lunches for the number of children to be served. The foods are listed in the following sections--bread, butter, milk; meat and meat alternates; vegetables and fruits; and other foods. The information is presented in tabular form for easy reference. The six columns contain information on food as purchased, purchase unit, servings per purchase unit, serving size or portion, purchase units for 100 servings, and additional yield information. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Lunch Programs, Merchandise Information, Purchasing, Tables (Data)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 001-000-01454-4; $2.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Hyattsville, MD. Consumer and Food Economics Research Div.; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Marine Fisheries Service.