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Physical Year 2019 has Begun!

PY2019 has officially begun.  As of October 1, 2018, we are now mandated to make deductions following the USDA and TDA food regulations.

 

The changes are as follows:

 

MILK

  • Newborn through 11 months old: Breastmilk or Iron-fortified formula, or Mother coming to site and breast feeding infant
  • 12 months through 23 months: whole milk
  • 2 years through 12 years: fat-free (skim) milk or low-fat (1%) milk

 

YOGURT

  • No more than 23 grams of sugar per 6 ounces

 

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS ARE NOW TWO SEPARATE COMPONENTS

  • Breakfast: one fruit or vegetable
  • Lunch or Dinner: one vegetable and one fruit, or two vegetable
  • Snacks: one vegetable and one fruit (optional, not required)

 

MEAT AND MEAT ALTERNATE AT BREAKFAST

  • You can serve meat or meat alternate instead of a grain up to 3 times a week

 

GRAIN–BASED DESERTS

  • Can no longer be reimbursed
  • Graham crackers and Animal crackers up to two times a week

 

BREAKFAST CEREAL

  • No more than 6 grams of sugar per dry ounce

 

WHOLE GRAIN-RICH

  • Whole Grain–Rich must be served as a grain at least 1 serving a day. Make sure it is marked on your menus in the computer program or on your bubble sheets.
  • The first ingredient (second after water) must be whole grain, and the next two grain ingredients (if any) must be whole grain, enriched grain, bran, or germ

 

JUICE

  • One time a day at any meal or snack
  • Infants no juice

 

 

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Holiday Schedules

Our Holiday Schedule is...

Thanksgiving: November 20 - November 26

Christmas thru New Year's: December 21 -  January 2

Please keep the office up-to-date on your intended holiday schedule so we can inform your monitor not to come out.

Site Update: 10/1/2018

Added Troubleshooting Resources page.

 

If you run into any errors, please send a detailed description to staceyr@childfoodprogramoftexas.org.

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(877) 395-6560

Mailing Address

PO Box 5465

Katy, TX 77491

Tel

(281) 395-7000

Physical Address

1150 S. Mason Rd

Suite 108

Katy, TX 77450

Fax

(281) 395-7002

Office Hours

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PY2019 has officially begun.  As of October 1, 2018, we are now mandated to make deductions following the USDA and TDA food regulations.

 

The changes are as follows:

 

MILK

  • Newborn through 11 months old: Breastmilk or Iron-fortified formula, or Mother coming to site and breast feeding infant
  • 12 months through 23 months: whole milk
  • 2 years through 12 years: fat-free (skim) milk or low-fat (1%) milk

 

YOGURT

  • No more than 23 grams of sugar per 6 ounces

 

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS ARE NOW TWO SEPARATE COMPONENTS

  • Breakfast: one fruit or vegetable
  • Lunch or Dinner: one vegetable and one fruit, or two vegetable
  • Snacks: one vegetable and one fruit (optional, not required)

 

MEAT AND MEAT ALTERNATE AT BREAKFAST

  • You can serve meat or meat alternate instead of a grain up to 3 times a week

 

GRAIN–BASED DESERTS

  • Can no longer be reimbursed
  • Graham crackers and Animal crackers up to two times a week

 

BREAKFAST CEREAL

  • No more than 6 grams of sugar per dry ounce

 

WHOLE GRAIN-RICH

  • Whole Grain–Rich must be served as a grain at least 1 serving a day. Make sure it is marked on your menus in the computer program or on your bubble sheets.
  • The first ingredient (second after water) must be whole grain, and the next two grain ingredients (if any) must be whole grain, enriched grain, bran, or germ

 

JUICE

  • One time a day at any meal or snack
  • Infants no juice

 

 

» Click here to view the full November 2018, October 2018, or September 2018 Newsletters.

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