Legal Resources | Education Code | EC 49531.1
(a) The State Department of Education shall develop and maintain nutrition guidelines for school lunches and breakfasts, and for all food and beverages sold on public school campuses. These nutrition guidelines shall consider current recommendations for children from the California Daily Food Guide published by the State Department of Health Services.
(b) The nutrition guidelines shall include guidelines for fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol, and shall specify that where comparable food products of equal nutritional value are available the food product lower in fat, or saturated fat, or cholesterol shall be used.
(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 614, Sec. 2.)