Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 15577 - Food and Beverages Restrictions

Current through Register 2021 Notice, Register No. 40, October 1, 2021

As used in this article the term:

(a) "Caloric restriction" means:
(1) In elementary schools, no more than 175 calories per item.
(2) In middle, junior, or high schools, no more than 250 calories per item for a snack item and no more than 400 calories per item for an entree item.
(b) "Fat restriction" means no more than 35 percent of calories from fat.
(c) "Saturated fat restriction" means no more than 10 percent calories from saturated fat.
(d) "Sugar restriction" means no more than 35 percent sugar by weight.
(e) "Sugar" means all free mono- and disaccharides, such as glucose, fructose, lactose, and sucrose.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 15577

Note: Authority cited: Section 33031, Education Code. Reference: Sections 49430, 49431 and 49431.2, Education Code; and 21 CFR Part 101.9(c)(6)(ii).

1. New section filed 8-4-2008; operative 9-3-2008 (Register 2008, No. 32).

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