(1) A program must provide for or serve three regular, well-balanced meals per day, and snacks. Foods must be served in amounts and a variety sufficient to meet the nutritional needs of each program participant.

(2) Special diets must be provided for program participants as ordered in writing by a licensed health care professional. Such orders must be kept on file by the program.

(3) Food may not be altered, modified, restricted, or prohibited as a means of punishment, discipline, or as a behavioral modification technique.

(4) Records of menus as served must be filed at the program for three months after the date of service for review by the department.