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Anderson Schools Serving Smart Snacks

In Anderson County District 4 schools, all meals and snacks already meet the updated U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition standards. The schools’ smart snacks offer healthier snacks and drinks in vending machines, stores, and a la carte lines and report happy students and increased revenue.

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Resources:

Smart Snacks in School:  Questions and Answers Regarding the Interim Final Rule: This Q&A has been provided by the SC Department of Education, Health and Nutrition

USDA Smart Snacks in School Standards – Smart Snacks in School overview and policies

USDA Smart Snacks in School – resources for schools focusing on Smart Snacks

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Smart Snacks CalculatorThis resource is helpful in determining whether a food product meets the Smart Snacks guidelines

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Smart Snacks Product Navigator – This resource offers an on-line catalog of items that meet the Smart Snacks guidelines