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55 Pa. Code § 3270.163. Food groups.

§ 3270.163. Food groups.

 (a)  A lunch or dinner prepared at the facility for children of toddler age or older shall have at least one item from each of the following food groups:

   (1)  Dairy products—milk, milk products and cheese.

   (2)  Protein group—meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, peanut butter, dried beans, peas and nuts.

   (3)  Fruits and vegetables—including a wide variety of green, white, yellow, red vegetables and fruits.

   (4)  Grain group—whole grain and enriched products, such as breads, cereals, pastas, crackers and rice.

 (b)  Breakfast prepared at the facility for children of toddler age or older shall have at least one item from three of the four food groups listed in subsection (a).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).



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