No Soda's Please - Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value (FMNV)
The following food items may not be given to school students during the school day.
FMNV Restricted foods
- Soda Water- any carbonated beverage. No product shall be excluded from this definition because it contains discrete nutrients added to the food such as vitamins, minerals, and protein.
Chewing gum- any flavored products from natural or synthetic gums and other ingredients that form an insoluble mass for chewing.
The following is taken from Appendix B of 7 CFR Part 210. Appendix B to Part 210--Categories of Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value