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Chapter 15. Child Nutrition Programs Subchapter 1. Food Sales, Food Service, And Nutrition Education Article 6. Food And Beverage Requirements Outside Of The Federal School Meal Programs Food And Beverages Restrictions   

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(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.

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Education Code 33031


Education Code 49430

Education Code 49431

Education Code 49431.2

(Added By Register 2008, No.32.)