ERIC Number: ED156762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
A Menu Planning Guide for Type A School Lunches.
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This is a guide designed to help school personnel to plan Type A school lunches and to understand the relationship of Type A lunch requirements to children's dietary needs. The nutritional requirements of the Federally established Type A lunch pattern, which utilizes agricultural surplus food, are described. Procedures and amounts for planning for feeding different age groups are outlined. Suggestions are offered for making the lunches varied and appealing. Steps for planning and cycling the school lunch menus are delineated. A nutritional chart, sample menu worksheet, and a list of additional resource materials are also provided. (GC)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Food, Foods Instruction, Guides, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Planning
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 001-000-03254-2)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.