Competitive Foods in Schools


Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.) for Competitive Foods in Public Schools

The C.G.S. apply to all public schools, even if they do not choose the healthy food option of HFC or do not participate in the USDA school nutrition programs.

Connecticut Competitive Foods Regulations

Lunch Periods

  • CSDE Circular Letter C-9: Federal and State Requirements for Provision and Timeframe of Daily Lunch Period for Students
  • CSDE Operational Memorandum No. 10-19: Requirements for Lunch Periods in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

Nonprogram Foods

Placement of Vending Machines (ADS-BESB)

Smart Snacks

Other Laws