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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Serving Bison and Beef in USDA Child Nutrition Programs in South Dakota

Updated July 13, 2022

Anna Barr

SDSU Extension Farm to School Nutrition Field Specialist

Written collaboratively by Anna Barr, Mikayla Hardy, Andrea Alma, Heather Hopwood and Joanna Studt

This FAQ document provides responses to commonly asked questions about serving beef and bison in South Dakota Child Nutrition Program (CNP) meals and snacks. The responses apply regardless of whether the beef or bison is donated to or purchased by the school or CNP operator, and whether the meat is locally raised, locally processed or not.