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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.


Recipes that Have Been Removed from MRS Online

6.30.19

Roast beef is no longer on the bid, the following recipes have been removed:

  • American Sandwich (MRS 700)
  • Roast Beef Hoagie (MRS 788)
  • Roast Beef on a Bun (MRS 786)

Flatbread is no longer on the bid, the following recipes have been removed:

  • BBQ Chicken on Flatbread (MRS 574)
  • Chicken Fajitas on Flatbread-USDA Foods (MRS 705.1)
  • Fajita Chicken on Flat Bread (MRS 705)
  • Ham and Cheese on Flat Bread (MRS 767)
  • Ham and Cheese on Flat Bread-USDA Foods (MRS 767.1)
  • Tuna Ranch on Flat Bread (MRS 703)
  • Turkey and Cheese on Flat Bread (MRS 711)
  • Vegetarian Wrap on Flat Bread (MRS 934)

Bread Bowls are no longer on the bid, the following recipes have been removed:

  • Chicken Salad in a Bread Bowl
  • Chili in a Bread Bowl
  • Pizza in a Bread Bowl (MRS 717)
  • Pizza in a Bread Bowl-USDA Foods (MRS 717.1)
  • Sloppy Joe in a Bread Bowl (MRS 792)
  • Tuna Salad in a Bread Bowl (MRS 715)

The tortillas the distributors have are now the same, so the following recipes have been updated:

  • Bean Burrito (MRS 902)
  • Soft Beef Taco (MRS 109)
  • Soft Beef Taco – USDA (MRS 109.1)
  • Chicken and Dumplings (MRS 522)
  • Chicken Fajitas (MRS 527)
  • Chicken Fajitas-USDA Foods (MRS 527.1)
  • Chicken Fajitas (Purchased) (MRS 528)
  • Chicken Fajitas (Purchased)-USDA Foods (MRS 528.1)
  • Chicken Quesadillas (MRS 541)
  • Chicken Quesadillas-USDA Foods (MRS 541.1)
  • Fajita Chicken Wrap (MRS 748)
  • Fajita Chicken Wrap-USDA Foods (MRS 748.1)
  • Ham and Cheese Wrap (MRS 772)
  • Ham and Cheese Wrap-USDA Foods (MRS 772.1)
  • Lada Burrito (MRS 910)
  • Taco Pie (MRS 184)
  • Taco Pie – USDA Foods (MRS 184.1)
  • Taco Pie (BC) (MRS 184.2)
  • Tuna Ranch Wrap (MRS 794)
  • Turkey and Cheese Wrap (MRS 798)
  • Turkey and Cheese Wrap – USDA Foods (MRS 798.1)
  • Vegetable Quesadilla (MRS 920)
  • Vegetarian Wrap (MRS 936)

The purchased meatballs have the same nutrition information now, so the following recipes have been updated:

  • Glazed BBQ Meatballs on a Hoagie Bun (MRS 722)
  • Marinara Meatballs on a Hoagie Bun (MRS 740)
  • Marinara Meatballs on a Hoagie Bun-USDA Foods (MRS 740.1)
  • Sweet Chili Meatball Hoagie (MRS 726)

The following items have been removed from the bid:

  • Krave Cereal (MRS 1647)
  • Chili Cheese Quesadilla (MRS 170)
  • Chilled Peaches (MRS 1277)
  • Mini Crackers (WGR) (MRS 1367)
  • Spinach Salad (MRS 1119)

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