The School Board of Monroe County
Bylaws & Policies


The Food and Nutrition Services department will comply with the provisions set forth in Federal law regarding sale of competitive food and foods of minimal nutritional value.

The Food and Nutrition Services department shall be the sole provider of food and beverage items sold in all schools until thirty (30) minutes following the last lunch period, at which time other school organizations may begin to sell foods and beverage items in accordance with the School Board's wellness policy (Policy 8510) and guidelines (AP 8510) and with principal approval. Accordingly, all foods and beverages for sale to students on campus from vending machines, from school stores, or as fund-raisers by student clubs and organizations, parent groups, or boosters clubs shall comply with the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA Smart Snacks in Schools regulations, applicable State law, and Florida Administrative Code rule, and shall only be available between thirty (30) minutes following the last school lunch period and thirty (30) minutes after the close of the regular school day.

Food and beverages sold during the school day outside the cafeteria may be operated on a "profit share" program with prior approval of the Director of the Food and Nutrition Services department and the principal.

7 C.F.R. 210.11
F.S. 1001.41(2), 1001.42(16), 1001.43
F.A.C. 5P-1.003
42 U.S.C. 1779

Adopted 2/22/11
Revised 9/23/14
Revised 4/28/15

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