This memorandum provides revised policy guidance on certification periods pertaining to zero income households in FDPIR. FNS Handbook 501 provides that households who report zero income month after month must be asked as to how they sustain themselves and other household members.
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide questions and answers to help Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies implement provisions of the final rule: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility.
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on replacement of USDA Foods Destroyed due to a household misfortune.
Cancellation of Policy Memorandum FD-042, Pay Received by Military Personnel as a Result of Deployment to a Combat Zone
Policy Memorandum FD-042, Pay Received by Military Personnel as a Result of Deployment to a Combat Zone, is cancelled.
This memorandum clarifies FNS policy regarding civil rights training for volunteers in CSFP, TEFAP, and FDPIR. Additional information may be found in FNS Instruction 113-1.
The purpose of this memorandum is to implement a provision affecting mandatory direct certification for children in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program households.
Policy Memorandum FD-082, Responsibilities for Claims for Food Losses (dated Dec. 10, 2008) is cancelled. The guidance provided by this policy memorandum has been incorporated in FNS Instruction 410-1, Claims for Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses-Procedures for the State Distributing Agency, as revised on Dec. 29, 2010.