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Smart Snacks in Schools

Smart Snacks in School


The USDA’s Smart Snack guidelines apply to all food and drink sold in schools that is not part of the reimbursable breakfast or lunch tray.  This includes a la carte items sold by the school nutrition department, items in vending machines, and items sold at fundraisers.  For more information on Smart Snacks, please consult the links below.


Smart Snack Questions and Answers (USDA Memo)


Smart Snack Calculator:  Check Whether an Item Is Compliant


Guideline Handout