10A NCAC 70I .0606         NUTRITION

(a)  Meals served shall meet nutritional requirements as advised by the National Research Council which are hereby incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments and editions.  Copies of the Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances may be obtained from the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 1120 20th Street, NW, Suite 200N, Washington, DC 20036, at no cost.

(b)  Any modified food needs of an individual child shall be provided under the direction of a licensed medical provider or a licensed dietician/nutritionist.

(c)  Menus shall be planned by or in consultation with a licensed dietician/nutritionist biennially.  The facility shall obtain documentation of consultation.

(d)  Staff who eat with children shall be served the same food except staff may be served tea and coffee.  An exception shall be made if differences in age or special dietary needs are factors.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. July 1, 1999 (See S.L. 1999, c. 237, s. 11.30);

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 5, 2016.