3301-32-07 Nutrition.

(A) A program shall serve a nutritious snack as defined in rule 3301-32-01 of the Administrative Code to each child in attendance.

(B) The school child program shall develop policies and procedures for providing meals to children who are in attendance at the school child program through the hours of eleven a.m. and one-thirty p.m., inclusively.

(C) Programs that provide meals or snacks shall

(1) Follow the requirements of the school district, county board of DD, or eligible nonpublic school, and comply with the nutritional requirements of the United States department of agriculture, food and nutrition service (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 7, Parts 210 {May 2000}, 220 {May 2000} and 226 {November 1984}). School district, county board of DD, or eligible nonpublic school food service personnel must review the program's menus and food preparation practices at least once annually. Menus must be planned on a weekly basis at a minimum and posted in a conspicuous place where they can be reviewed by parents.

(2) Have written procedures for preparing, handling, and serving food, and washing food, utensils, and equipment, and shall comply with the school district, county board of DD or eligible nonpublic school food service policies. Both staff and children shall wash hands before food service. All program personnel involved during food preparation or service shall be trained in sanitary procedures.

(3) Provide for a child's special dietary needs as prescribed by the child's source of medical care or require the parent to provide the prescribed diet items that are not part of the program's menu plan.

(4) Keep in the child's record a list of the allergies suffered by the child in attendance of the program . All program personnel, including those in food service, shall be informed of these allergies.

(5) Provide safe drinking water throughout hours of program operation through a drinking fountain or single service cups.

(D) Programs that allow or require parents to provide food for meals or snacks shall provide parents with written nutritional information.

Effective: 01/22/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/03/2009 and 01/22/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3301.53 , 3301.58
Rule Amplifies: 3301.52 to 3301.59
Prior Effective Dates: 1-27-92; 12-30-04