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TDA Serves up New Software to School Nutrition Programs

" The Texas Department of Agriculture’s MENU software platform is now available for all Texas school districts to use free of charge.
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The Texas Department of Agriculture’s MENU software platform is now available for all Texas school districts to use free of charge. MENU provides a nutritional analysis for foods and menus entered in the system and indicators schools can use to ensure all daily and weekly menus meet the meal pattern requirements.  It also has modules for production records and other management and compliance tools. 

Each ESC has an exciting plan in place to assist child nutrition program directors and staff in implementing MENU. Regional training dates and locations are available on each ESC’s website.  

On SquareMeals.og, the pre-training module  “Are you Ready to Launch MENU Module?” is available to help schools determine the best steps for getting on board with MENU. Go to MENU Module Pre-training under the Training tab here. Other training modules also are available on SquareMeals.org.

Remember, ESC Child Nutrition Specialists are the best resources for training and technical assistance on MENU. They stand ready to assist you in making MENU module a tool you use to achieve new levels of success in school nutrition.


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