Grafton is reinforcing the national standards for school lunches throughout our facility. Our school lunches now include more fruits, vegetables, and whole grain rich foods; only fat free or low-fat milk; portion controlled meals designed for a student’s age/grade; and less saturated fat, trans fat and sodium.

These new changes are a result of the new school meal standards established by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010- the first major changes to school meals in more than a decade. The changes are based on the latest nutrition science and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Enforcing these healthy changes is a top priority for
Grafton.

When students eat healthy foods, they perform better in school. Your child can learn good habits for life by making healthy food choices and getting proper exercise now. We are asking our teachers and staff to review the school menu with every student and encourage them to try new foods and eat the healthy foods offered.

Improving the health and nutrition of children by providing nutrition meals in school is a top priority for Grafton at all of our facilities. You can keep updated on our changes at www.fns.usda.gov/healthierschoolday.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal
or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the
Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the
complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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