Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (2007-2008)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0051
Implementation of Modifications to the TEFAP Allocation Formula

The purpose of this memorandum is to announce the implementation, effective Dec. 15, 2007, of the modifications to the TEFAP allocation formula that we proposed in the Federal Register notice published on Oct. 24, 2007.

FD-070
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0050
Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

This memo clarifies how the food safety inspection requirement is to be carried out by program operators on military bases, Indian reservations and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs).

SP05-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0048
Eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations to participate in TEFAP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations to participate in TEFAP.

FD-069
Resource | Research | Food/Nutrient Analysis
School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study - III

FNS  sponsored the third SNDA study to provide up-to-date information on the school meal programs, the school environment that affects the programs, the nutrient content of school meals, and the contributions of school meals to students’ diets. Data were collected from a nationally representative sample of districts, schools, and students in school year (SY) 2004-2005. The nutrient content of school meals offered and served was compared to USDA’s current regulatory standards.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0047
Alternate Menu Planning Approaches – Calorie and Nutrient Standards

This memorandum clarifies FNS policy regarding the calorie and nutrient requirements for meals planned using alternate menu planning approaches.

SP03-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0046
Facility Applications and Agreements in the CACFP

In response to a recommendation of the CACFP Paperwork Reduction Work Group, we are issuing this memorandum to re-state previous guidance on facility applications and agreements.

CACFP 01-2008
Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: Applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals in the NSLP and SBP and for Benefits in the Special Milk Program and Technical Amendments

This interim rule amends the regulations on eligibility determinations for free and reduced price school meals to implement nondiscretionary provisions of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0045
Overuse of the 15 Percent ABAWD Exemptions by State Agencies

This memo provides guidance to state agencies regarding large grant offset of overused ABAWD funds.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0044
Disaster Food Stamp Program Post-Disaster Review Requirements

FNS has received feedback from some state agencies and regional offices that the post-disaster review requirements in the newly-revised Disaster Food Stamp Program (DFSP) Guidance may place an undue administrative burden on state agencies as they recover from major disasters.