Arkansas Department of Education Child Health Advisory Committee Recommendations: SY 2017-2018 Maximum Portion Size List

Memo Information

Memo Number
CNU-17-043
Memo Date
3/14/2017
Memo Type
Regulatory
Section
Child Nutrition
Regulatory Authority
Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 and the ADE Rules Governing Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards and Body Mass Index for Age Assessment Protocols (May 2016)
Response Required
NO
Attention
Superintendents; Principals

Contact Information

Memo Text

ATTENTION:  CO-OP DIRECTORS AND CHILD NUTRITION DIRECTORS 

 

The attached SY2017-18 Maximum Portion Size List includes recommendations from the Arkansas Child Health Advisory Committee.

 

Schools are encouraged to read and be familiar with the updated ADE Rules Governing Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards and Body Mass Index for Age Assessment Protocols (May 2016) and the federal Smart Snacks requirements in order to better interpret the Maximum Portion Size List.

 

If you have questions, please contact your district’s Child Nutrition Area Specialist or Stephanie Alsbrook, Assistant Director of Healthy Schools at (501) 324-9502.