Nutrient Analysis Software Approved by USDA


For six cent certification for lunch, the USDA-approved menu planning software listed at this link
may be used. Many of the software approved for use with nutrient analysis are also approved for menu planning (certification of compliance).



List of Approved Nutrient Analysis Software

The nutrient analysis software programs listed on this page are currently approved by USDA for nutrient analyses required in the school meal programs.


Child Nutrition Database

The Child Nutrition (CN) Database is the required nutrient database for nutrient analysis software approved by USDA for nutrient analyses required in the school meal programs.