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Chapter 15. Child Nutrition Programs.Subchapter 1. Food Sales, Food Service, and Nutrition Education.Article 4. School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.Definitions.   

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As used in this article:(a) "Lunch Program" means a program operated by a child nutrition entity to provide pupils with a nutritionally adequate lunch.

(b) "Breakfast Program" a program operated by a child nutrition entity to provide pupils with any of the following: nutritionally adequate breakfast, basic breakfast, special breakfast.

(c) "Nutritionally Adequate Lunch or Nutritionally Adequate Breakfast" means a lunch or breakfast which meets or exceeds minimum food and nutrition requirements pursuant to section 15558.

(d) "Basic Breakfast" means a breakfast which meets or exceeds minimum food and nutrition requirements pursuant to section 15559.

(e) "Special Breakfast" means a breakfast which meets or exceeds minimum food and nutrition requirements pursuant to section 15560 and which provides eligibility to the child nutrition entity for increased reimbursement when offered in especially needy schools.

(f) "Especially Needy School" means a school which meets eligibility criteria established by the California Department of Education (CDE) and which may receive increased reimbursement for special breakfasts.

(g) "Child Nutrition Entity" means any school district, county superintendent of schools, private school, parochial school, local agency, or child development program operated pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with section 8200) of Part 6 of the Education Code eligible to participate in child nutrition programs authorized by the National School Lunch Act and/or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended.

(h) "CDE" means the California Department of Education.

(i) "Agreement" means the School Lunch Program Application-Agreement or the School Breakfast Program Application-Agreement between the child nutrition entity and the CDE for operation of a school lunch and/or breakfast program.

(j) "Child Nutrition Program" means any program authorized by state law, the National School Lunch Act or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 52.)