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GS1 GDSN and the USDA Foods Database FAQs

The USDA Foods Database provides nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools direct delivered products. States and school districts can access this database to learn more about the USDA Foods products offered on the USDA Foods Available List. These questions and answers provide more information about the USDA Foods Database.

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USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Grains

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for grains. 

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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. 

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USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Vegetables

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets with description and WBSCM ID for vegetables. 

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TEFAP Fresh Produce

To help those most in need receive healthy, fresh foods, USDA will be offering boxes of pre-packed, mixed fresh produce though The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), in addition to the single varieties that are already available to order. 

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USDA Foods Available List for FDPIR

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

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USDA Foods Available List for CSFP

USDA Foods Available List for The Commodity Supplemental Food Program in 2022

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USDA Foods Available List for TEFAP

See what fruits, vegetables, legumes, proteins, dairy, grains, and soups are available through TEFAP!

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USDA Foods in Schools Photo Contest

Each year we ask child nutrition professionals to inspire other foodservice professionals and submit a picture of your most creative meal utilizing USDA Foods.  With more than 200 USDA Foods items available, we want to highlight each food group and the innovative ways in which they can be used.

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USDA Foods Available List for SY 2022

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