Yes. Only if a school is currently offering 2% milk as part of their reimbursable meals program, can they sell a carton of 2% milk as a la carte/second milk at breakfast or lunch, since menu items can be offered in the same portion size and frequency per week as they appear on the NSLP menu.
Beverages clearly labeled as 100% juice (all natural with no added sweeteners, no preservatives, and no artificial colors or flavors) contribute to the nutritional value of the overall diet; added carbonation has no nutritional implications on the product.
There are no beverage size or calorie level limits for sport drinks or flavored water for middle or high school students. However, there are size and calorie level limits for beverages under the American Beverage Association guidelines, which many schools are currently following.
No, in this instance, HKA is more restrictive and will take precedence over Federal FMNV exceptions, unless it is being sold or provided before or after the school bell. For a complete list of USDA Federal Regulations.
No, the allowable beverages are low/nonfat milk, 100% fruit/vegetable juice, water, sports drinks, flavored water and caffeinated beverages. Other beverages such as regular or diet sodas, lemonades and juice blends are not allowed.