Smart Snacks nutrition standards are now a federal law and implemented in all schools across the country. Smart Snacks will will apply to all foods sold to students outside of the school meals programs, including vending machines, a la carte, school stores, snack carts and fundraising.
Why are Smart Snacks Important?
To qualify as a Smart Snack, the food item must meet the following nutritional standards:
Alliance for Healthier Generation: Smart Snacks in Schools
USDA Smart Snacks In School Standards