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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2016-0022

E&T State Plan Handbook

The SNAP E&T Plan Handbook provides guidance to state agencies administering and operating the SNAP E&T program on how to prepare and submit their annual plan to FNS for approval.

Resource | Policy Memos

Request for Additional WIC Flexibility in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 and 2022 Abbott Recall on Nationwide Infant Formula Supply Chain Issues for Infants in Food Packages I and II – Maximum Monthly Allowance

This letter is in response to correspondence from WIC state agencies requesting program flexibility with regard to the maximum monthly allowance requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

Resource | Policy Memos

Request for Additional WIC Flexibility in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 on Nationwide Supply Chain Issues and 2022 Abbott Recall - Medical Documentation

This letter is in response to correspondence from WIC state agencies requesting program flexibility with regard to medical documentation requirements in WIC, as a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Child Nutrition Database

The Child Nutrition Database (CNDB)  is a required part of the nutrient analysis software approved by USDA for use in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. It is a nutrient database of over 10,000 food items.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool Brochure

This tri-fold brochure provides information on the Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool (PSTTT). The PSTTT is a free, web-based tool available for school nutrition professionals to record their annually required training hours.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Serving Adult Participants in the USDA CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements. 

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Sirviendo a los participantes adultos en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos del USDA

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y los operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.

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Status of Infant Formula Recall - Related Waivers

Status of infant formula recall-related waivers for WIC states and tribes.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Professional Standards: Resources

These resources provide school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and tools to implement and meet the professional standards requirements within their programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.