Meals / Wellness Policy


Meals are prepared by Thomas Cuisine Management at the Minidoka Memorial Hospital and comply with all of the National School Lunch Program criteria for breakfast and lunch for the proper calorie intake for youth.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Wellness Policy

To promote wellness and ensure that juveniles are not exposed to foods or snacks that are deficient in nutritional value, as per the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act.


Nutrition Education

The Mini-Cassia Juvenile Detention Center will, to the extent possible, implement a nutrition education program, involving posters, literature,

and/or instruction.

Nutrition Standards

  • The Mini-Cassia Juvenile Detention Center will furnish only meals that have been approved by the Centers nutrition program for dinner, unless emergency conditions exist.

Physical Activity

The Mini-Cassia Juvenile Detention Center will comply with the Idaho

Standards governing exercise located in the IDAP A, Section 5, Title 1,

Chapter 2, Subsection 265.

Evaluation & Implementation Measurement

For evaluation and implementation measurement purposes, any violation of this policy should be documented with an incident report entitled "Violation of Nutritional Policy."