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Child Nutrition Overview

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Mission Statement

The Edgecombe County Public Schools Child Nutrition Department is committed to providing nutritious, well-balanced meals for the students in the District.

We support academic achievement by serving safe, nutritious, and cost-effective meals in a pleasant environment. On an average day we feed 2,600 students breakfast and 5,800 students lunch.
Our department is responsible for:
  •  Purchasing and preparing meals for students
  •  Preparing and distributing menus to all the schools
  •  Catering special events for the school system
  •  Distributing and processing Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
  •  Meeting Federal nutrition requirements



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To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 6329992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 202509410; (2) fax: (202) 6907442; or (3) email: intake@usda.gov.

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