Food Distribution

Policies for Child Nutrition USDA Foods Programs

Last Modified: 02/07/2014

FNS issues policy memoranda to provide guidance on implementing Food Distribution Programs including Child Nutrition (CN) Programs (i.e., institutions participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)). If you have any questions regarding these policies, please e-mail fdd-psb@fns.usda.gov or contact the appropriate FNS Regional Office for your state.

 

Policy #

Program

Subject

Issued

SP-49 NSLP Frozen Fruit Products in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs in School Year 2014-2015 06/25/13
FD-130 NSLP, Processing Substitution of USDA Beef and Pork 05/15/13
FD-129 NSLP, CACFP, SFSP USDA Foods Bone-in-Chicken Products 03/07/13
FD-125 NSLP Offering School Food Authorities the Required Value and Variety of USDA Foods, and Efficient and Cost-Effective Distribution 10/15/12
SP20-2012 NSLP Frozen Fruit Products and Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs 09/11/12
SP39-2012 NSLP Existing Inventory of USDA Foods and Commercial Products 08/03/12
FD-121 NSLP Donated Foods Possibly Containing Lean Finely Textured ((LFT) Beef 03/30/12
FD-119 NSLP, Processing Soliciting Bids from Commercial Distributors for End Products 02/13/12
FD-110 Revised NSLP, CACFP, SFSP

Clarification in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies--First and Final Contract Years

01/25/11
FD-107 NSLP, CACFP, SFSP, CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP, Charitable Institutions

Storage and Inventory Management of USDA Donated Foods

06/09/10
FD-105 NSLP, CACFP, CSFP, FDPIR, NSIP

Setting Aside the Commodity Acceptability Reporting Requirement

04/13/10
FD-104 NSLP, CACFP, SFSP, CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP, Charitable Institutions

Value of USDA Donated Foods for Audits

02/18/10
FD-098 CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP, NSLP, CACF, SFSP, NSIP, Processing, Charitable Institutions, SCs

FY 2010 Appropriations for Human Pandemic Emergencies

11/05/09
FD-089 NSLP, SFSP, CACFP

Clarification of State Agency Review Requirements for Donated Foods in the National School Lunch Program and Other Child Nutrition Programs

05/21/09

FD-088

FDPIR, TEFAP, CSFP, NSLP

Reimbursement of Intra-State Transportation Costs During Disasters

04/21/09
FD-084 NSLP, CACFP, SFSP   Use of Donated Food in the National School Lunch Program and Other Child Nutrition Programs. Cancellation of Policy Memo FD-060 02/04/09
FD-081 SFSP

Distribution of Donated Foods to Service Institutions Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

11/24/08
FD-080 Revised NSLP, SFSP, CACFP

Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies

01/25/11
FD-071 CSFP, FDPIR, NSLP, CACFP, NSIP

Setting Aside the Commodity Acceptability Reporting Requirement

01/16/08
FD-067 Revised NSLP

School Food Authorities Acting as a Collective Unit in the Control and Use of Donated Foods

12/14/09
FD-066 CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP, NSLP, CACFP, SFSP NSIP, Processing, Charitable Institutions, SCs Continuation of USDA Food Assistance During a Human Pandemic (revised) 08/31/09
FD-062 Revised CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP, NSLP, CACFP, SFSP, NSIP, Processing, Charitable Institutions, SCs Electronic Receipting for USDA Direct and Multi-Food Shipments 04/25/11
FD-060 Cancelled NSLP, CACFP, SFSP   Use of Donated Food in the National School Lunch Program and other Child Nutrition Programs 06/21/06 (Issued) 02/04/09 (Cancelled)
 FD-058  CSFP,  FDPIR,  TEFAP  NSLP,  CACFP,  SFSP,  NSIP Annual Physical Inventory-Reconciliation of Book Inventory to Physical Inventory 06/15/06
 FD-053  CSFP,  FDPIR,  NSLP,   CACFP,  NSIP Set Aside of the Commodity Acceptability Reporting Requirement 03/24/06
 FD-052  CSFP,  FDPIR,  TEFAP,  NSLP,  CACFP,  SFSP,  NSIP Annual Physical Inventory - Reconciliation and Offsetting 01/27/06
 FD-023  NSLP Accounting for Donated Foods in Cost-Reimbursable Contracts Between School Food Authorities and Food Service Management Companies 02/25/04
 FD-020 Revised  NSLP,  CACFP,  SFSP  NSIP,  Charitable  Institutions,  SCs   Single Inventory and Related Commodity Issues-- Clarification of Regulatory Changes and Other  Guidance 05/23/03  
 FD-002  NSLP,  CACFP  Determining School and Child Care Commodity Entitlements

 02/05/03

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