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WAC 110-300-0185

Menus, milk, and food.

To ensure proper nutrition of children in care, an early learning provider must comply with the child nutrition requirements described in this section.
(1) Meals, snack foods, and beverages provided to children in care must comply with the requirements contained in the most current edition of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) standards, or the USDA National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program standards.
(a) An early learning provider must supply dated menus.
(b) Food and beverage substitutions to a scheduled menu must be of equal nutritional value.
(c) An early learning provider must only serve water, unflavored milk or one hundred percent fruit or vegetable juice.
(d) An early learning provider must limit the consumption of one hundred percent fruit juice to no more than four to six ounces per day for children between one and six years old, and eight to twelve ounces per day for children seven through twelve years old.
(2) An early learning provider must serve a fruit or vegetable as one of the two required components during at least one snack per day.
[WSR 18-15-001, recodified as § 110-300-0185, filed 7/5/18, effective 7/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.201 and chapter 42.56 RCW. WSR 18-14-079, § 170-300-0185, filed 6/30/18, effective 8/1/19.]
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