USDA Team Nutrition Information
USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative has developed tip sheets to help School Food Authorities navigate meal service flexibilities and supply chain issues during this dynamic school year:
- Summary of Flexibilities: fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/schoolmeal-flexibilities-summary.pdf
- Table of Flexibilities: fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/schoolmeals_flexibilities_chart.pdf
- Flexibilities in Practice: fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/schoolmeal_flexibilities_scenarios.pdf
- School Meals Supply Chain Issues: fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/schoolmeals-supply-chain.pdf
For more information and additional resources, please visit Team Nutrition’s Planning for a Dynamic School Environment webpage at fns.usda.gov/tn/planning-dynamic-school-environment.
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