Special Diet Modification

Written By: fpc Date posted: 05/21/2015

Food Allergies, Intolerance and Disabilities

Cafe 233:

  1. Will, at all times, make meal modifications prescribed by a licensed physician to accommodate a disability.
  2. Will, at its discretion, make meal modifications prescribed by a licensed physician due to a food allergy/intolerance or other medical condition that does not rise to the level of a disability. Please contact us to discuss modification possibilities.
  3. Will not make substitutions for fluid cow’s milk due to a food allergy/intolerance. Students are offered one juice and can pay a la carte price for a second juice.

Medical Statement

Medical Statement – Spanish

Cafe 233 must receive the Medical Statement above before the school can modify your student’s meals.

Please follow the Medical Statement instructions carefully for each meal category. Each section needs to be filled out in its entirety and the physician’s signature is required before modifications can be started.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Steven Newman, Food Services Dietitian.  Otherwise, please return the completed medical statement to:
Food Production Center
Attn:  Steven Newman

14140 BlackBob Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062

Fax # 913-780-8144

After receiving your forms, you will be contacted to discuss logistics of starting the special diet.

Nut Policy:

Due to the large number of severe nut allergies in our district, Cafe 233 produces school meals as nut free as possible. Nut products are avoided in any produced item at the Food Production Center made for school meals. There are nut products in the building for use in the catering department. These items are prepared on separate tables from where school items are produced, and thorough sanitation procedures are enforced.

Cafe 233 checks all ingredient labels of purchased items for the elementary meals to ensure, to the best of our ability, they do not contain nut ingredients or processed in a plant that manufactures peanut products. However, there are pre-packaged products that contain nuts in the secondary snack/a la carte options, as well as a pre-packaged Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich entree option on the Cafe Combo (A Line) Meal.

Milk Program:

Students who can not consume milk may receive a juice as an alternate choice with the Milk Program and the district will cover the additional costs. Please check with your school if your child has a milk intolerance or allergy.

 *Please submit any questions or concerns that you have on our website, or contact:

Steven Newman, Food Services Dietitian
snewmanfpc@olatheschools.org
913-780-7005

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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