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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

GS1 GDSN and the USDA Foods Database FAQs

These questions and answers provide more information about the USDA Foods Database.

Resource | Policy Memos

CSFP: Revised Maximum Monthly Distribution Rates to Return to Full Vegetable Issuance

This memorandum provides return to the full issuance of eight units of vegetables or soup in CSFP food packages for May 2022 distributions and beyond.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Available List for SY 2023

See what foods are available for your menus next school year!

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods in Schools Foods Product Information Sheets - Meat/Meat Alternates

USDA Foods in Schools Foods product information sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for meat/meat alternates. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Available List for FDPIR

See what fruits, vegetables, proteins, legumes, grains, dairy, soups, and traditional foods are available through FDPIR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0015

USDA Foods Bone-in-Chicken Products

USDA Food and Nutrition Service policy memo SP 26-2013, "Extending Flexibility in the Meat/Meat Alternate and Grains Maximums for School Year 2013-14" extends the flexibility regarding Meat/Meat Alternate (M/MA) maximums for SY 2013-13, allowing state agencies to assess compliance based on the minimum daily and weekly serving requirements only.  

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