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The Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition strives to keep organizations that participate in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs (NSLP and SBP), as well as the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Special Milk Program, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) up-to-date with the latest information from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, as well as updates from our office.

It’s Soup Weather


Welcome to winter and it is soup weather! We have updated the crediting on Chili Blanco - the beans, chicken and cheese all credit toward meat/meat alternate now. One portion provides 3 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate.

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