Ohio law provides several standards that must be followed by school districts when providing food and beverage items to students on school property. It is vital that school districts comply with Ohio law when adopting and enforcing nutritional standards.
OSBA Journal article, November 2012, Food for thought-state standards you need to know
OSBA Journal article, October 2014, How ‘smart snacks’ rule changes affect districts
OSBA model policy EF/EFB, Food Services Management/Free and Reduced-Price Food Services
OSBA model policy EFH, Food Allergies
OSBA model policy EFF, Food Sale Standards
ODE Food Allergy Web page
ODE School Meal Programs Trainings and Webinars
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
Menus that Move Information
For more information, please contact Lenore Winfrey, senior administrative assistant of legal services, at (614) 540-4000.