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Food Allergy Information

District 181 Food Service Department provides substitutions if a student has a disability. The Food Service Department must have a medical statement, signed by a licensed physician, indicating the diet restrictions for the student. Please return all forms to: 
       Alissa Thompson           
                                                         Food Service Director                                                              
                                                                  804 Oak Street                                                                       
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 218-454-6939
Fax: 218-454-6937 
                                                                       E-mail: alissa.thompson@isd181.org                                                              
Milk Substitutions
MN State Statute 124D.114 requires schools to provide one of these alternatives for a student with lactose intolerance if the parent has requested, in writing, an alternative:
  • Lactose reduced milk, or
  • Milk fortified with lactase in liquid, tablet, granular, or other form, or
  • Milk to which lactobacillus acidophilus has been added.
Juice, or soy milk, cannot replace milk in the National School Lunch Program.