Massachusetts Nutrition Evaluation Tool for Schools
MassNETS is the Massachusetts Nutrition Evaluation Tool developed by JSI to determine if products, not on the A-List, meet the Massachusetts School Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages and USDA Smart Snacks in School, whichever is stricter.
The user is responsible for proper and accurate use of this tool by correctly entering data from the Nutrition Facts label and identifying artificial sweeteners, caffeine, whole grains, and juice and other ingredients from the ingredient list of each product.
If approved, submit the ingredient list, Nutrition Facts panel, and the product distributor and manufacturer information, including UPC, for review.
- 1 Select a category.
- 2 Enter the nutrition facts and answer questions about the ingredients.
- 3 See the results.
If you have any difficulties using the tool or see any cases where the rules appear to be incorrectly interpreted, please contact jsi.