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Last Modified: 12/14/2013
Date Document #sort descending Title
08/15/2014 SP60-2014 Second Extension of Grant Period for State Administrative Funds to Implement New Meal Pattern Requirements
08/12/2014 SP59-2014 State Agency Fundraiser Elections and Exemptions
08/08/2014 SP58 CACFP14 SFSP20-2014 2014 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
08/04/2014 SP10-2012 Q&As on the Final Rule, “Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs"
08/01/2014 SP57-2014 Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program in School Year 2014-2015
07/25/2014 SP21-2014 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Q&As (v2)
07/14/2014 SP56-2014 Direct Certification Performance Awards FY2014 Guidance
07/11/2014 SP54-2014 Administrative Reviews and Certification for Performance-Based Reimbursement in SY 2014-15
07/11/2014 SP55-2014 State Agency 3-Year Administrative Review Cycle Requirement: Waivers for Exceptional Circumstances
06/30/2014 SP53-2014 Transition of Foods and Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value to Smart Snacks in School Standards
06/23/2014 SP52-2014 Deadline Extension: State Agency Requests for Participation in the FFVP Pilot for Canned, Frozen and Dried Fruits and Vegetables
06/19/2014 SP51-2014 Eligibility Effective Date for Directly Certified Students
06/12/2014 SP50-2014 Extension of the Deadline for Local Educational Agencies to Submit Applications to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision
06/05/2014 SP23-2014 Questions & Answers Related to the “Smart Snacks” Interim Final Rule
06/02/2014 SP49 CACFP13 SFSP19-2014 Area Eligibility Using Census Data
05/20/2014 SP47-2014 Flexibility for Whole Grain-Rich Pasta in School Years 2014-15 and 2015-16
05/20/2014 SP48-2014 Child Nutrition Database Release 18
05/19/2014 SP46 CACFP12 SFSP18-2014 Disaster Response
05/12/2014 SP45-2014 Prototype Household Application for School Year 2014-15
04/30/2014 SP44-2014 Q&As Related to the Independent Review of Applications
04/28/2014 SP43-2014 Q&As on the School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern in SY 2014-15
04/24/2014 SP42 SFSP17 CACFP11-2014 Sharing Aggregate Data to Expand Program Access and Services in Child Nutrition Programs
04/23/2014 SP41-2014 Clarification of the Policy on Food Consumption Outside of Foodservice Area, and the Whole Grain-Rich Requirement
04/22/2014 SP40-2014 Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards and Culinary Education Programs
04/21/2014 SP38 CACFP10 SFSP15-2014 Area Eligibility Using Census Data
04/21/2014 SP39-2014 2014 Edition of Q&As for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option
04/18/2014 SP37-2014 Fiscal Year 2014 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
04/17/2014 SP35-2014 Grain Entrees Related to the Smart Snacks in School Standards
04/17/2014 SP36-2014 Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards and Exempt Fundraisers
04/16/2014 SP34-2014 FFVP: Allocation of Funds for School Year 2014-15
04/07/2014 SP33-2014 FFVP: Pilot for Canned, Frozen and Dried Fruits & Vegetables Request for Application Guidance & Procedures for Selection of States and Schools
04/01/2014 SP32-2014 Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
03/28/2014 SP30-2014 Determining Eligibility for Two Cent Differential Reimbursement in New Schools
03/28/2014 SP31-2014 State Agency Prior Approval Process for School Food Authority Equipment Purchases
03/21/2014 SP29-2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act Report Language on Waivers for School Breakfast and Smart Snacks
03/20/2014 SP28-2014 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Year 2014-15
03/14/2014 SP27 CACFP08-2014 FY 2014 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
03/11/2014 SP26-2014 New Q&As Related to the Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the NSLP
03/07/2014 SP12-2014r Request for Applications for Participation in Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid in SY 2014-15
03/06/2014 SP24-2014 Additional Administrative Reviews Guidance
03/06/2014 SP25-2014 School Food Authorities Purchasing Produce from U.S.Department of Defense Vendors Using Section 4 & 11 or Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funds
02/28/2014 SP22-2014 Reporting Guidance for SFA Verification Collection Report in Food Programs Reporting System for SY2013-14
02/04/2014 SP20-2014 Reporting Guidance for the 2013-14 School Year Direct Certification Performance Measures
01/31/2014 SP19-2014 Community Eligibility Provision - Department of Education Title I Guidance
01/28/2014 SP18-2014 FNS-640 Data Report for School Year 2010-11
01/22/2014 SP17-2014 Discretionary Elimination of Reduced Price Charges in the School Meal Programs
01/16/2014 SP16 SFSP14-2014 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Feeding Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat Revised Q&As
12/24/2013 SP15-2014 Paid Lunch Equity School Year 2014-2015 Calculations and Tool
12/18/2013 SP14-2014 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants – FY 2010 and 2013
12/12/2013 SP13-2014 School Food Service Account Revenue from the Sale of Non-Program Foods
12/03/2013 SP11 CACFP06 SFSP11-2011 Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations
11/14/2013 SP10 CACFP05 SFSP10-2014 Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs
11/13/2013 SP09-2014 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in School Year 2013-2014
11/12/2013 SP04 SFSP04-2014 Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meals
11/12/2013 SP05 CACFP02 SFSP05-2014 Use of School and Census Data
11/12/2013 SP06 CACFP03 SFSP06-2014 Available Flexibilities for CACFP At-risk Sponsors and Centers Transitioning to Summer Food Service Program
11/12/2013 SP07 SFSP07-2014 Expanding Awareness and Access to Summer Meals
11/12/2013 SP08 SFSP08-2014 Meal Service Requirements
11/08/2013 SP02 SFSP02-2014 Mobile Feeding Options in Summer Feeding Programs
11/08/2013 SP03 CACFP01 SFSP03-2014 Census Data Release: Fiscal Year 2014
11/06/2013 SP01-2014 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2014-2015 Calculations
09/26/2013 SP59-2013 Review of Provision 2/3 Base Year
09/10/2013 SP58-2013 Paid Lunch Equity: Additional Guidance for School Year 2013-14
09/06/2013 SP57-2013 Q&As Regarding the Use of State Administrative Expense Funds and SAE Reallocation Funds in the Food Distribution Program for Child Nutrition Programs
08/30/2013 FD-131 Questions and Answers Regarding the Use of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds and SAE Reallocation Funds in the Food Distribution Program for Child Nutrition Programs (Food Distribution Program)
08/30/2013 SP56-2013 Collaboration with State School Business Officials on New Administrative Review Section: Resource Management
08/21/2013 SP55-2013 Q&As Related to 6 cents Certification during SY 2013-14
08/16/2013 SP54-2013 Transmittal of the Q&As on the Computation of the Direct Certification Performance Rate with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
08/12/2013 SP53-2013 SY 2013-14 Coordinated Review Effort: Procedures Manual, Forms and Instructions
08/08/2013 SP52-2013 Child Nutrition Database Release 17
08/07/2013 SP51-2013 Certification and Administrative Reviews in SY 2013-14
07/01/2013 SP50-2013 Release of the New State Agency (NSLP/SNAP) Direct Certification Rate Data Element Report (Form FNS-834)
06/26/2013 SP48-2013 Extending Flexibility for RCCIs in the NSLP
06/26/2013 SP49-2013 Frozen Fruit Products in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs in School Year 2014-2015
06/20/2013 SP47-2013 Administrative Review Training Webinar Opportunities
06/14/2013 SP46-2013 School Nutrition Program Administrative Reviews: Assessing Compliance with Dietary Specifications Using a USDA-Approved Menu Planning Tool for Certification for Six Cent Reimbursement
06/13/2013 SP28-2013 Q&As on the School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern in SY 2013-14
06/13/2013 SP45-2013 Updated Offer vs. Serve Guidance for the NSLP and SBP in SY 2013-14
06/06/2013 SP43-2013 Supplemental State Administrative Expense Reallocation Funds for School/Child Nutrition Food Distribution Training
06/06/2013 SP44-2013 CN Direct Certification Performance Awards FY 2013 Guidance
05/30/2013 SP42-2013 School Nutrition Programs Updated Administrative Review Process
05/22/2013 SP13-2013 Additional Guidance on Use of Administrative Funds for State Cost of Implementation of New Meal Patterns for the NSLP and SBP
05/17/2013 SP40-2013 Q&As Regarding the Participation of Head Start Programs in Child Nutrition Programs
05/17/2013 SP41-2013 Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Year 2011-2012
05/15/2013 SP24 SFSP10-2013 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Feeding Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat
05/03/2013 SP39-2013 Extension of Administrative Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meal Patterns for the NSLP and SBP
04/30/2013 SP01 CACFP01 SFSP01-2013 Federal Small Purchase Threshold Adjustment
04/29/2013 SP38-2013 Release of the New School Food Authority Verification Collection Report
04/26/2013 SP36-2013 Guidance Related to the ADA Amendments Act
04/26/2013 SP37-2013 Enhancing the School Food Safety Program FAQs
04/19/2013 SP35-2013 State Agency Oversight and Monitoring of School Food Authority Contracts with Food Service Management Companies
04/17/2013 SP34-2013 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for SY 2013-14
04/16/2013 SP17 CACFP08 SFSP05-2011 Categorical Eligibility of Children in Foster Care
04/02/2013 SP33-2013 FFVP Allocation of Funds for School Year 2013-14
03/29/2013 SP32-2013 2013 Edition of Q&As for the NSLP’s Seamless Summer Option
03/27/2013 SP31-2013 Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program
03/21/2013 SP29-2013 Crediting Vegetables for Grains in American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
03/21/2013 SP30 CACFP07-2013 FY 2013 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
03/05/2013 SP27-2013 USDA's Farm to School Census
02/25/2013 SP26-2013 Extending Flexibility in the Meat/Meat Alternate and Grains Maximums for School Year 2013-14
02/21/2013 SP25-2013 Paid Lunch Equity: SY 2013-14 Calculations and Tool
02/12/2013 SP23-2013 Guidance Reaffirming the Requirement that State agencies and School Food Authorities Periodically Review Food Service Management Company Cost Reimbursable Contracts and Contracts Associated with USDA Foods
02/06/2013 SP22-2013 USDA Farm to School Grants – Please Spread the Word
01/29/2013 SP21-2013 Family Friendly Applications
01/22/2013 SP20-2013 Quarterly Reporting Associated with School Food Authority Certification for Performance-Based Reimbursement
01/22/2013 SP31-2012 Q&As Related to the Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the National School Lunch Program
01/22/2013 SP31-2012 Q&As Related to the Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the NSLP
01/18/2013 SP37-2012 Separation of Vegetables/Fruit in the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs
01/02/2013 SP19-2013 Paid Lunch Equity: SY 2013-14 Calculations
12/26/2012 SP18-2013 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2012-13
12/20/2012 SP11-2013 Flexibility in the Meat/Meat Alternate and Grain Maximums for School Year 2012- 2013
12/14/2012 SP16-2013 Revised Meat/Meat Alternates and Milk Charts in the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs
12/14/2012 SP17-2013 Early Submission of SY 2012-13 Verification Summary Report data (FNS-742)
12/10/2012 SP10-2013 FNS-828 School Food Authority Paid Lunch Price Report deadline extension for SY 2012-13
12/07/2012 SP14-2013 FY2013 Allocation of Administrative Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meals Patterns for the NSLP and SBP
12/07/2012 SP15-2013 Community Eligibility Option: Guidance and Procedures for Selection of States for School Year 2013-14
12/06/2012 SP12-2013 SY 2012-13 Administrative Review Procedures and New Three Year Administrative Review Cycle Beginning in SY 2013-14
11/28/2012 SP08-2013 Request for Applications for Participation in Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid
11/28/2012 SP09 CACFP04-2013 Streamlining At-Risk Meal Participation for School Food Authorities
11/23/2012 SP06 CACFP03 SFSP03-2013 Determining Area Eligibility Based on School Data
11/21/2012 SP05-2013 Hurricane Sandy and 6 Cents Certification
10/12/2012 SP04-2013 FNS-640 Data Report School Year 2009–10
10/11/2012 FD-125 Offering School Food Authorities the Required Value and Variety of USDA Foods, and Efficient and Cost-Effective Distribution
10/09/2012 SP03-2013 Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As – Part II
10/03/2012 SP02-2013 Corn Masa (Dough) for Use in Tortilla Chips, Taco Shells, and Tamales
10/02/2012 SP01-2013 Federal Small Purchase Threshold Adjustment
09/12/2012 SP44-2012 Q&As Related to the 6 Cents Certification Tool
09/11/2012 SP20-2012 Frozen Fruit Products and Nutrition Standards in the NSLP and SBP
08/31/2012 SP47 CACFP23 SFSP17-2012 Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation
08/27/2012 SP46-2012 Revised Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
08/22/2012 SP43 CACFP22 SFSP16-2012 Current USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation
08/17/2012 SP41 SFSP15-2012 Waiver of Congregate Feeding Requirement for Outdoor Feeding Sites Experiencing Extreme Heat
08/16/2012 SP42-2012 Application and Other Household Materials for Limited English Proficient Households
08/11/2012 SP45-2012 Preventing Overt Identification of Children Certified for Free or Reduced Price School Meals
08/08/2012 SP40-2012 Certification of Compliance with New Meal Patterns – Validation Review Checklists
08/03/2012 SP39-2012 Existing Inventory of USDA Foods and Commercial Products
07/16/2012 SP38-2012 Residential Child Care Institutions exception for safety if serving Multiple Age/Grade Groups
07/11/2012 SP36 CACFP17 SFSP13-2012 Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs
06/12/2012 SP35-2012 Procuring Services of Purchasing Cooperatives, Group Purchasing Organizations, Group Buying Organizations
05/31/2012 SP33-2012 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Fees in FSMC Contracts
05/25/2012 SP29-2012 Direct Certification Performance Awards - FY 2012 Guidance
04/27/2012 SP31-2012 Q&As Related to the Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the NSLP
04/26/2012 SP30-2012 Grain Requirements for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program
04/20/2012 SP28-2012 Q&As on the Paid Lunch Price Report
04/17/2012 SP26-2012 Formulated Grain Fruit Products
04/17/2012 SP27-2012 USDA Farm to School Grants
04/10/2012 SP24-2012 Interim Review Guidance for States with Local Educational Agencies Electing the Community Eligibility Option
03/30/2012 SP23-2012 FFVP Allocation of Funds for School Year 2012-13
03/19/2012 SP22-2012 Paid Lunch Equity: SY 2012-13 Calculations and Tool
02/29/2012 SP21 CACFP10-2012 FY 2012 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
02/24/2012 SP18-2012 Paid Lunch Price Report
02/24/2012 SP19-2012 Soliciting Bids from Commercial Distributors for End Products
02/23/2012 SP17-2012 Procurement Q&As to Assist in the Implementation of the final rule titled Nutrition Standards in the NSLP and SBP
02/22/2012 SP16-2012 Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products
02/15/2012 SP15-2012 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2012-13 Calculations
02/13/2012 SP14-2012 Procurement Questions Relevant to the Buy American Provision
02/10/2012 SP13-2012 Verification for Cause in the School Meals Programs
02/09/2012 SP12-2012 Community Eligibility Option: Guidance and Procedures for Selection of States for SY 2012-13
02/03/2012 SP11 CACFP05 SFSP07-2012 Guidance on the Food Donation Program in Child Nutrition Programs
01/06/2012 SP09-2012 Early Submission of SY 2011-12 Verification Summary Report Data (FNS-742)
01/03/2012 SP08-2012 FY 2012 Coordinated Review Effort Procedures Manual
12/29/2011 SP07-2012 Allocation of Admin Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meal Patterns for the NSLP and SBP
12/29/2011 SP07-2012 Allocation of Admin Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meal Patterns
11/18/2011 SP05-2012 Amendment II for FY 2010 Request for Application for Funding for Direct Certification Grants
11/01/2011 SP04-2012 Companies in Alleged Violation of FSIS Federal Inspection Requirements
10/25/2011 SP03-2012 Direct Certification and Zero Benefit Households
10/24/2011 SP02-2012 Verification and Reporting of Foster Children
10/24/2011 SP39-2011 Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity and Revenue from Nonprogram Foods
10/24/2011 SP39-2011 Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity and Revenue from Nonprogram Foods
10/06/2011 SP01 CACFP01 SFSP01-2012 Rural Development’s Community Facilities Program
09/30/2011 SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011 Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information
09/22/2011 SP49-2011 State Agency Reports on School Food Safety Inspections, SY 2010-11
09/06/2011 SP48-2011 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2011-12
09/02/2011 SP47-2011 Request for Applications for Participation in Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid
08/08/2011 SP46 SFSP19-2011 Waiver of Congregate Feeding Requirement for Outdoor Feeding Sites Experiencing Extreme Heat
08/03/2011 SP44 CACFP25 SFSP18-2011 Translations for the Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application and CACFP Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form
08/03/2011 SP45-2011 Food Safety Inspections in Service-Only Sites Participating in the School Meals Programs
08/01/2011 SP43-2011 Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance
07/12/2011 SP28-2011 Water Availability During NSLP Meal Service
07/08/2011 SP42-2011 Local School Wellness Policies
07/07/2011 SP41-2011 Indirect Cost Guidance
06/15/2011 SP40-2011 Outreach to Households on the Availability of the School Breakfast Program
06/08/2011 SP38-2011 FNS-640 Data Report School Year 2008–09
05/18/2011 SP36 SFSP16-2011 Restricted Open Sites and Summer Schools
05/18/2011 SP37-2011 Enhancing the School Food Safety Program
05/17/2011 SP35 CACFP23-2011 Clarification on the Use of Offer vs. Serve and Family Style Meal Service
05/13/2011 SP34 CACFP22 SFSP15-2011 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition
04/28/2011 SP32-2011 Direct Certification Benchmarks and Continuous Improvement Plans
04/28/2011 SP33-2011 Direct Certification Performance Awards and Use of Funds
04/27/2011 SP31-2011 Frequency of Direct Certification Matching Activities Beginning in SY 2011-2012
04/16/2011 SP17 CACFP08 SFSP05-2011 Categorical Eligibility of Children in Foster Care
04/15/2011 SP30-2011 Child Nutrition Database Release 15
04/14/2011 SP29-2011 Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk
04/07/2011 SP27-2011 Expansion of Opportunities for Additional States to Apply for Direct Certification Planning and Implementation Grants
04/05/2011 SP01-2011 Reaffirming the Requirement that School Food Authorities Comply with Federal Regulations Affecting Rebates, Discounts, and Other Applicable Credits in All Cost Reimbursable Contracts
04/01/2011 SP26 CACFP15 SFSP10-2011 Eligibility of Children Evacuated from Japan and Bahrain
03/29/2011 SP25 CACFP14 SFSP09-2011 Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds
03/22/2011 SP24-2011 FFVP Allocation of Funds for School Year 2011-12
03/15/2011 SP23-2011 Community Eligibility Option: Guidance and Process for Selection of States for SY 2011-12
03/08/2011 SP22 CACFP13 SFSP08-2011 Cooperation with Program Research and Evaluation of Child Nutrition Programs
02/23/2011 SP21 CACFP45-2011 FY 2011 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
02/18/2011 SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011 Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds
02/15/2011 SP19 CACFP09 SFSP06-2011 Privacy Protection and the Use of Social Security Numbers in Child Nutrition Programs
02/01/2011 SP18-2011 Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As
01/25/2011 FD-110 Clarification in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies-First and Final Contract Years
01/25/2011 SP16-2011 State Food Safety Inspection Reporting Requirements
01/24/2011 SP14-2011 Prototype Checklists for School Food Authorities for Conducting Annual On-site Reviews
01/21/2011 SP02-2011 Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program
01/21/2011 SP04 CACFP01-2011 Eligibility of Expanded Learning Time Programs for Afterschool Snack Service in the NSLP and the CACFP
01/14/2011 SP13-2011 Letter Method for Direct Certification
12/20/2010 SP12-2011 FY 2010 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants - Legislative Revision
12/06/2010 SP11 CACFP02 SFSP01-2011 Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility in the CACFP, SFSP, and Afterschool Snack and the Seamless Summer Option served through NSLP
11/19/2010 SP10-2011 SY 2009-10 Direct Certification Report List of States Eligible for 2nd Round Planning or Implementation 2010 Direct Certification Grants
11/12/2010 SP09-2011 Clarification of Competitive Foods and Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value
11/05/2010 SP08-2011 Teacher Modeling in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
11/04/2010 SP07-2011 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2010-11
11/04/2010 SP07-2011 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2010-11
10/27/2010 SP06-2011 Use of State Administrative Expense Funds in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
10/22/2010 SP05-2011 Further Clarification in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies
10/08/2010 SP03-2011 State Agency Reports on School Food Safety Inspections, SY 2009
09/15/2010 SP06 CACFP03 SFSP04-2010 Exclusion of Military Combat Pay
09/02/2010 SP32-2010 FY2010 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants Update on the Legislative Fix Issue
08/23/2010 SP31 CACFP17 SFSP15-2010 Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs
08/02/2010 SP30 CACFP16 SFSP14-2010 Update on Publication of Poverty Guidelines and Income Eligibility Guidelines
07/27/2010 SP29-2010 Coordinated Review Effort and National Average Daily Attendance
06/11/2010 SP28-2010 Update on the Continuing Delay of Publication of Updated Poverty Guidelines
06/09/2010 FD-107 Storage and Inventory Management of USDA Donated Foods
05/20/2010 SP26 CACFP12 SFSP11-2010: Waiver on Providing Income Limits on Applications
05/03/2010 SP25 CACFP11 SFSP10-2010: Q&As on Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household
04/28/2010 SP24-2010: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Final Report Submission Guidance in FederalReporting.gov
04/22/2010 SP23-2010: Oversight of the School Breakfast Program
04/19/2010 SP22-2010: Categorical Eligibility—Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
04/14/2010 SP21-2010: Updated Guidance on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Regarding Recipient Reporting
02/26/2010 SP20 CACFP08-2010: FY 2010 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
02/24/2010 SP19-2010: Clarification on Legislative Requirements of FY2010 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
02/24/2010 SP18-2010: FFVP Allocation of Funds for School Year 2010/11
01/29/2010 SP17 CACFP07 SFSP07-2010: Eligibility of Haitian Refugees for the Child Nutrition Programs
01/27/2010 SP16-2010: Unobligated and Unliquidated Funds Recovery and Reallocation Guidance for ARRA Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
01/19/2010 SP15-2010: School Food Authorities Acting as a Collective Unit in the Control and Use of Donated Foods
01/14/2010 SP14-2010: FY 2010 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
01/08/2010 SP12-2010: Unliquidated Funds Recovery and Reallocation Guidance for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
01/08/2010 SP 13-2010: FNS Farm to School Website, Email, and Site Visits
12/23/2009 SP11-2010: Revised Reporting Template for 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
12/01/2009 SP10-2010: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Targeted School Selection and Outreach Process
11/27/2009 SP09-2010: Close-Out for FY 2009 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funds
11/13/2009 SP08 CACFP05 SFSP06-2010: Geographic Preference for the Procurement of Unprocessed Agricultural Products in the Child Nutrition Programs
11/12/2009 SP07 CACFP04 SFSP05-2010: Q&As - Milk Substitution for Children with Medical or Special Dietary Needs (Non-Disability)
11/06/2009 SP05 SFSP03-2010: Pandemic P-SNAP Benefits for Children Certified as Eligible to Receive Free and Reduced Priced School Lunch During School Closures
10/30/2009 SP03-2010: Extension of Food Safety Inspections Reporting Requirement FY2010
10/30/2009 SP04-2010: Extension of Weighted Averages Waiver FY 2010
10/09/2009 SP01-2010: Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs
10/09/2009 SP02-2010: Procurement Questions
09/29/2009 Reporting Template for 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
09/24/2009 Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies
09/23/2009 SP43-2009: Questions Relevant to State Obligation and Tracking of Improperly-Paid Funds and Additional Administrative Reviews
09/22/2009 SP02-2009: School Dismissals for H1N1 Outbreaks: Q&As, Edition #2
09/21/2009 SP37-2009: Clarification on Intent of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
09/15/2009 SP41-2009: State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections
09/04/2009 SP40-2009: Obligations of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
08/27/2009 SP38-2009: Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household
08/27/2009 SP39-2009: Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2009-10
08/19/2009 Standard Award Terms and Reporting Requirements for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants
08/19/2009 SP36-2009: Standard Award Terms and Reporting Requirements for the ARRA of 2009’s NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants
08/13/2009 SP35-2009: Q&As: Milk Substitution for Children with Medical or Special Dietary Needs (Non-Disability)
08/10/2009 SP34-2009: Modifications to the list of USDA-Approved Nutrient Analysis Software
07/31/2009 SP33-2009: School Closings for H1N1 Outbreaks: Q&As
07/29/2009 SP32-2009: School Garden Q&As
07/23/2009 SP31-2009: Responding to School Closings for H1N1 Outbreaks
07/23/2009 Responding to School Closings for H1N1 Outbreaks
07/22/2009 SP28-2009: Procurement Questions
07/08/2009 SP30-2009: Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance and CRE 2009-2010 School Calendar (Optional Form 3)
06/09/2009 Revised 2009 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option (SP-11-2009 Corrected)
06/09/2009 SP27-2009: Revised 2009 Edition of Q&As for the NSLP’s Seamless Summer Option (SP-11-2009 Corrected)
05/20/2009 SP25-2009: Extension of the Fiscal Year 2009 Direct Certification/Verification Grant Application
04/19/2009 SP24-2009: Equipment Specifications for the 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
04/08/2009 SP23-2009: Additional 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities Q&As
04/03/2009 SP22-2009: Proposed Requirements for Reporting Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
04/03/2009 SP21-2009: State Agency Ameliorative Action Plans for Verification Results
03/20/2009 SP20-2009: Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities Q&As
03/18/2009 SP19-2009: FFVP: Adherence to School Selection Criteria and Outreach to Potentially Eligible Schools
03/09/2009 SP18-2009: Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities
03/05/2009 SP17-2009: FY 2009 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
03/03/2009 SP16-2009: Administrative Review and Training Grant Amendment
02/27/2009 SP15-2009: Ways to Assist Families during Economic Downturn
02/26/2009 SP14-2009: Economic Stimulus Funding for the National School Lunch Program – Equipment Grants
02/13/2009 SP13-2009: FFVP Allocation of Funds for SY 2009-10
02/09/2009 SP12-2009: FNS 742 Clarification—Box 11, Did Not Respond
01/26/2009 SP11-2009: 2009 Edition of Q&As for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option
01/23/2009 SP10-2009: Economic Price Adjustments in Vendor Contracts
01/15/2009 SP09-2009: Competitive Procurement and Private Grants for School Food Programs
01/09/2009 SP07-2009: Reminder: Procurement Requirements for the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and Special Milk Programs
01/09/2009 SP08-2009: Procurement Questions
12/17/2008 SP04-2008: Incorporating the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into School Meals
12/16/2008 SP06-2009: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Prorating Funding For Schools Starting the FFVP Late in the School Year
12/12/2008 SP04-2009: Reminder Concerning E-Rate Audits by the Federal Communications Commission
12/12/2008 Close Out for FY 2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funds
12/10/2008 SP03-2009: Questions Relevant to State Accounting and Reporting of Retained Funds from Additional Administrative Reviews
10/16/2008 SP02-2009: Final Fluid Milk Substitution Rule
10/09/2008 SP01-2009: Questions Relevant to Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds
09/30/2008 SP41-2008: Questions Relevant to Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds
09/29/2008 SP40-2008: Reaffirmation of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
09/16/2008 SP39-2008: Responsibility to Request Food Safety Inspections
09/11/2008 SP38-2008: State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections
09/05/2008 SP37-2008: 30-Day Carryover and Delayed Implementation for Provision 2
09/02/2008 SP36-2008: Coordinated Review Effort Revised Forms and Instructions
08/08/2008 SP35-2008 Frequently Asked FFVP Questions
08/05/2008 SP34-2008: Automatic Eligibility for Early Head Start Participants
07/31/2008 SP33-2008 Technical Assistance Information on FFVP Operations
07/16/2008 SP32-2008: Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance
07/11/2008 SP31-2008 FFVP Nationwide Expansion and Program Operations Resulting from the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-234)
07/09/2008 SP30-2008: Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs
07/07/2008 SP27-2008: Mandatory Implementation of Direct Certification with the Food Stamp Program
07/07/2008 SP28-2008: Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2008-09
07/07/2008 SP29-2008: Cooperation with Federal Communications Commission’s E-Rate Audits
07/03/2008 SP26-2008 FFVP Funds Made Available to Six States through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008
06/27/2008 SP25-2008 FFVP Funding From Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act
06/06/2008 SP24-2008: Streamlining At-Risk Afterschool Meal Participation for School Food Authorities Currently Participating in the NSLP
05/16/2008 SP23-2008: Automatic Eligibility for Free Meal Benefits Extended to All Children Enrolled in Head Start
05/15/2008 SP22-2008: FFVP Funding From the FY 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act
05/01/2008 SP21-2008: Prototype Language for Return of Discounts, Rebates and Credits to School Food Authorities
04/02/2008 SP20-2008: Verification Summary Reporting for SY 2007-08 (FNS-742)
03/26/2008 SP18-2008: Rebates from the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
03/26/2008 SP18-2008: Technical Assistance in Preparation for CRE
03/12/2008 SP15-2008: Allowability of Procurement Fees in School Food Authority Contracts
03/12/2008 SP16-2008: Informational Memorandum on the FFVP
03/07/2008 SP14-2008: Farm to School Cafeteria Initiatives
03/04/2008 SP13-2008: Use of Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs
02/15/2008 SP17-2008: Sharing Income Eligibility Information between Child Nutrition Programs
02/13/2008 SP10-2008: Suspension of Westland Meat Company and Mr. Stan Mendell
02/13/2008 SP12-2008: FY 2008 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
02/08/2008 SP11-2008: Coordinated Review Effort Training for State Agencies
01/30/2008 Letter to Mr. Stan Mendell, Westland Meat Company
01/28/2008 SP09-2008: Final Rule, Procurement Requirements for the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and Special Milk Programs
01/16/2008 SP08-2008: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
01/15/2008 SP07-2008: Charter School Involvement in the NSLP and SBP
01/03/2008 SP06-2008: New Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals, Federal Policy for Determining and Verifying Eligibility
12/19/2007 SP05-2008: Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings
11/19/2007 SP03-2008: Alternate Menu Planning Approaches – Calorie and Nutrient Standards
11/16/2007 SP 02-2008: HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze Level
10/29/2007 SP01-2008: State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections: Follow-Up
08/09/2007 SP16-2007: State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections
08/01/2007 SP15-2007: Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance
07/12/2007 SP14-2007: Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods From July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007; Correction
06/15/2007 SP12-2007: Electronic Record and Reporting Systems
06/11/2007 SP13-2007: Operation of Child Nutrition Programs during a Pandemic
05/04/2007 SP11-2007: Reminder of Availability of Translated Free and Reduced Price Applications
05/01/2007 SP10-2007: Update on Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs
03/29/2007 SP09-2007: Clarification Regarding ‘Federal Publishing’ Materials Not a United States Department of Agriculture Publication
03/21/2007 SP06-2007: Fluid Milk and Other Food Components/menu items in Reimbursable Lunches
03/20/2007 SP08-2007: Legislative Changes in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program
03/15/2007 Nutrition Requirements: Special Assistance: Amendment Expanding Provisions 2 & 3 District-wide.
03/15/2007 School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations
03/08/2007 SP07-2007: FY 2007 Seamless Summer Option Question and Answer Guidance
02/23/2007 SP05-2007: FY 2007 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
01/29/2007 SP04-2007: Scanned Income Applications
01/23/2007 SP02-2007: School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations
01/22/2007 SP03-2007: Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs
10/13/2006 SP01-2007: Reporting School Food Safety Inspections
10/02/2006 SP26-2006: Modifications to the list of USDA-approved Nutrient Analysis Software
09/21/2006 SP34-2006: Change to Item 6 in the FNS-742, School Food Authority Verification Summary Report
09/15/2006 SP33-2006: Affirmation of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility information to the National Assessment of Educational Progress
09/15/2006 SP31-2006: Clarification on the Substitution of NSLP Meals and Use of Offer versus Serve for CACFP Meals Prepared by Schools
08/31/2006 Clarification of Direct Verification
08/31/2006 SP32-2006: Clarification of Direct Verification
08/25/2006 SP30-2006: U.S. Armed Forces Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance – Permanently Excluded from Income Consideration for the Child Nutrition Programs
08/09/2006 SP29-2006: Buy American Reminder
07/25/2006 SP27-2006: Verification Sample Size
07/21/2006 SP28-2006: Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance
07/19/2006 SP26-2006: Modifications to the list of USDA-approved Nutrient Analysis Software
07/18/2006 SP25-2006: Monitoring SFA Implementation of HACCP-Based Food Safety Program
07/13/2006 Child Nutrition Programs: Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations; Nondiscretionary Technical Amendments
07/05/2006 SP24-2006: USDA-approved Software Requirements Regarding Vitamin A
06/22/2006 SP23-2006: Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application Package Translations
06/16/2006 SP22-2006: Required Direct Certification for Local Educational Agencies with 25,000 Students
06/15/2006 FD-058 Annual Physical Inventory-Reconciliation of Book Inventory to Physical Inventory
05/30/2006 Disregard of Overpayments in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program
05/18/2006 SP21-2006: State Agency Procurement Training for School Districts
04/25/2006 SP19-2006: April 2006 Procurement Questions
04/17/2006 Attachment to Procurement Questions Relevant to the Buy American Provision
04/17/2006 SP20-2006: Procurement Questions Relevant to the Buy American Provision
04/04/2006 SP18-2006: Income Eligibility Guidelines
03/28/2006 SP17-2006: USDA Recipes for Schools
03/16/2006 SP14-2006: School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations
03/10/2006 SP16-2006: Record-Keeping Requirements
03/02/2006 SP14-2006: Reauthorization 2004: Communications Concerning Verification Activities
02/22/2006 SP13-2006: State Agency Ameliorative Action Plans for Verification Results
02/10/2006 Verification of Income Eligibility – Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP-5
02/10/2006 Categorical Eligibility for Free Lunches and Breakfasts of Runaway, Homeless, and Migrant Youth: Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP 4
02/09/2006 SP12-2006: Commercial Software Used in School Nutrition Programs
01/27/2006 FD-052 Annual Physical Inventory - Reconciliation and Offsetting
01/24/2006 SP11-2006: FY 2006 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
01/18/2006 SP10-2006: Implementing the Revised School Meal Recipes
01/13/2006 SP09-2006: SMI Frequently Asked Questions Resource
12/23/2005 Reauthorization 2004: Communication with Households
12/23/2005 SP08-2006: Reauthorization 2004: Communication with Households
12/06/2005 SP07-2006: School Meals Programs: Verification Reporting and Hurricanes Katrina/Rita
11/29/2005 SP04-2006: Local Wellness Policy Letter to State Director
11/29/2005 School Meals Programs: Second Extension of Waivers Due to Emergency Conditions Caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
11/29/2005 SP05-2006: School Meals Programs: Second Extension of Waivers Due to Emergency Conditions Caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
11/29/2005 SP06-2006: Reporting Compliance with the Food Safety Inspection Requirement Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo SP-24
11/29/2005 Letter to State Director
11/29/2005 Reporting Compliance with the Food Safety Inspection Requirement Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo SP-24
11/23/2005 SP03-2006: Translation of Free and Reduced Price Application Prototypes for People with Limited English Proficiency
11/22/2005 Translation of Free and Reduced Price Application Prototypes for People with Limited English Proficiency
10/29/2005 SP02-2006: Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for Food and Nutrition Service Programs
10/28/2005 Revised – Replacement of Commodities due to Natural Disasters
10/25/2005 SP 01-2006: Letter to States re: Funding Administrative Review and Training
10/25/2005 SP01-2006 FY2006 Request for Administrative Reviews and Training Funds
09/27/2005 Verification Confirmation Reviews -- Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP 18
09/26/2005 School Meals Programs: Hurricane Rita: Extending Waivers from Hurricane Katrina
09/26/2005 School Meals Programs: Hurricane Rita: Extending Waivers from Hurricane Katrina
09/26/2005 General Follow-up of Provisions - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo - SP 21
09/22/2005 Eligibility for Severe Need Rates for the School Breakfast Program (SBP) SP - 23
09/22/2005 School Meals Programs: Extension of Waivers Due to Emergency Conditions Caused by Hurricane Katrina
09/22/2005 SP23-2005 Eligibility for Severe Need Rates for the School Breakfast Program
09/15/2005 Extension of 30 Day Limit for Initial Carry-over of Previous Year’s Eligibility due to Hurricane Katrina
09/14/2005 Verification Non-Response Rates for Large School Districts (SP-22)
09/14/2005 Verification Non-Response Rates for Large School Districts (SP-22)
09/09/2005 Clarification of Verification Reporting Requirements
09/07/2005 School Meals Programs: Verification Procedures and Hurricane Katrina
09/06/2005 Clarification of Verification Reporting Requirements
08/31/2005 Emergency Feeding of School Children in Areas Devastated by Hurricane Katrina
08/30/2005 U.S. Armed Forces Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance - Excluded from Income Consideration
08/30/2005 Initial Carry-over of Previous Year's Eligibility - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo - SP 17
07/14/2005 July 2005 Procurement Questions
07/14/2005 July 2005 Procurement Questions
07/12/2005 Food Safety Questions and Answers
06/07/2005 Applicability of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Cost Circulars to Fixed Price Contracts
05/24/2005 Procurement Questions
04/29/2005 Recent Procurement Procedure Questions
04/19/2005 Agreement Checklist for Direct Certification and Direct Verification of Children in Food Stamp Households – Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP- 14
03/10/2005 Verification Activities – Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP-13
03/07/2005 SP12-2005: Statutory Changes in the Free and Reduced Price Eligibility Determination Process and Revised Prototype Application Implementation Memo
02/15/2005 Food Stamp and Child Nutrition Agreements for Direct Certification
01/10/2005 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) in Schools Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP 11
12/21/2004 Direct Verification - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP 19
12/16/2004 School Food Safety Inspections – Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP 10
12/02/2004 Simplified Summer Food Program: SFSP Memorandum #01-05
11/19/2004 Effect of Current Verification Activity on SY 2005-2006 Verification Requirements---Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP-9
11/15/2004 Direct Certification and Direct Verification of Children in Food Stamp Households – Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP-8
10/22/2004 Procurement and Service of Whole Grain Products
10/13/2004 School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations
09/17/2004 Overpayments in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo CACFP 4
09/17/2004 Guidance on Determining Categorical Eligibility for Free Lunches and Breakfasts for Youth Served under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act
09/16/2004 Fluid Milk Provisions -- Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo SP 7
09/16/2004 Rural Transportation Grants in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
08/16/2004 Categorical Eligibility for Free Lunches and Breakfasts for Migrant Children
08/09/2004 Re-issuance of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
08/06/2004 Nutrition Requirements: Special Assistance: Amendment Expanding Provisions 2 & 3 District-wide
07/23/2004 Irradiation Requirements in "The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004"
07/12/2004 Child Nutrition State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo CN 2
07/09/2004 Waiver of Requirement for Weighted Averages Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo SP1
07/09/2004 Providing Information versus Writing Bid Specifications and Contract Terms
07/09/2004 Reaffirming FNS’ Position on Rebates, Discounts, and Other Applicable Credits in Cost Reimbursable Contracts
07/07/2004 Duration of Households’ Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determination - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo - SP 3
07/06/2004 Severe Need Assistance for the School Breakfast Program: Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP 2
07/01/2004 Exclusion of the Housing Allowance for Military Households in Privatized Housing - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo CN 1
06/28/2004 Medicare Prescription Drug Card
04/08/2004 Applicability of Federal Requirements to State Agency Procurements
02/25/2004 FD-023 Accounting for Donated Foods in Cost-Reimbursable Contracts Between School Food Authorities and Food Service Management Companies
05/22/2003 Pasteurized Juice
02/05/2003 FD-002 Determining School and Child Care Commodity Entitlements
04/04/2002 Updated Guidance for Homeless Children in the School Nutrition Programs
04/03/2002 21st Century Community Learning Centers
04/03/2002 Granting Exemptions to the Lunch Period
10/29/2001 Clarification of Traditional and Enhanced Food-Based Meal Pattern in the School Breakfast Program
10/02/2001 Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs
09/24/2001 Buy American Provision
05/10/2001 Treatment of U.S. Armed Forces Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowances (FSSA) for Purposes of Determining Eligibility in the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)
02/28/2001 Issues Related to the SFSP Pilot Projects Authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001 (Pub. L. 106-554)
01/26/2001 Reissuance of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information to Title I and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
01/16/2001 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program: Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value
12/12/2000 School Meal Applications and Direct Certification During the Operation of Provision 2 and Provision 3
04/05/2000 State Agency (SA) Oversight of Food Safety Inspections