Specifications include, but are not limited to: Preparation and service of food to students and school employees in accordance with
the description of food service menu style described in this RFP.
2) The daily menus shall meet the 2010 Guidelines for Americans. Section 9 of the national
School Lunch Act mandates that school lunches and school breakfasts provide one-third
and one-fourth of the daily recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) and energy
allowances, respectively, when averaged over a week. The RDAs reflect nutrient intake
levels that meet the needs of the most children by targeting nutrient levels needed not
only to prevent nutrient deficiencies, but also to reduce the risk of chronic disease. The
nutrient standards are found in 7 CFR 210.10(c) and 7CFR 220.8 and (c).