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Allergy Fact Sheet For Child Nutrition Program Professionals

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Food allergies are an area of growing concern for Child Nutrition Program (CNP) professionals. Facilities participating in USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program, School Lunch, and School Breakfast programs may be required to accommodate the special dietary needs of children with allergies. A recognized medical authority, such as a physician, must provide a written diet prescription. The diet prescription should be specific and provide clear information about what foods are to be excluded from the child