Information Collection: National Study of State Adoption and Use of Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer During Covid-19
This collection seeks to gather information on operational issues and challenges encountered by Child Nutrition and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program state agencies while implementing the PEBT program.
Extension of Comment Period: Simplifying Meal Service and Monitoring Requirements in the NSLP and SBP
This rulemaking proposes changes to simplify meal pattern and monitoring requirements in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. The proposed changes, including optional flexibilities, are customer-focused and intended to help State and local Program operators overcome operational challenges that limit their ability to manage these Programs efficiently. The original comment period for this rule ends on March 23, 2020. FNS is extending the comment period through April 22, 2020.
Final Rule: National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Additional Menu Planning Approaches
This final rule also adds a method that allows schools to use “any reasonable approach” to plan menus.