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PART 250—Donation of Foods for Use in the United States, Its Territories and Possessions and Areas Under Its Jurisdiction

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The Department purchases foods and donates them to state distributing agencies for further distribution and use in food assistance programs, or to provide assistance to eligible persons.

Subpart A—General Purpose and Administration

§250.1   Purpose and use of donated foods.
§250.2   Definitions.
§250.3   Administration at the Federal level.
§250.4   Administration at the State level.
§250.5   Civil rights.

Subpart B—Delivery, Distribution, and Control of Donated Foods

§250.10   Availability and ordering of donated foods.
§250.11   Delivery and receipt of donated food shipments.
§250.12   Storage and inventory management at the distributing agency level.
§250.13   Efficient and cost-effective distribution of donated foods.
§250.14   Storage and inventory management at the recipient agency level.
§250.15   Out-of-condition donated foods, food recalls, and complaints.
§250.16   Claims and restitution for donated food losses.
§250.17   Use of funds obtained incidental to donated food distribution.
§250.18   Reporting requirements.
§250.19   Recordkeeping requirements.
§250.20   Audit requirements.
§250.21   Distributing agency reviews.
§250.22   Distributing agency performance standards.

Subpart C—Processing and Labeling of Donated Foods

§250.30   State processing of donated foods.

Subpart D—Donated Foods in Contracts With Food Service Management Companies

§250.50   Contract requirements and procurement.
§250.51   Crediting for, and use of, donated foods.
§250.52   Storage and inventory management of donated foods.
§250.53   Contract provisions.
§250.54   Recordkeeping and reviews.

Subpart E—National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and Other Child Nutrition Programs

§250.56   Provision of donated foods in NSLP.
§250.57   Commodity schools.
§250.58   Ordering donated foods and their provision to school food authorities.
§250.59   Storage, control, and use of donated foods.
§250.60   Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
§250.61   Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

Subpart F—Household Programs

§250.63   Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
§250.64   The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
§250.65   Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR).
§250.66   [Reserved]

Subpart G—Additional Provisions

§250.67   Charitable institutions.
§250.68   Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP).
§250.69   Disasters.
§250.70   Situations of distress.
§250.71   OMB control numbers.

Page updated: March 31, 2021