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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance USDA Foods Database

Check out this database to access vendor-specific product information for all direct delivered USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program.

11/09/2023
Resource | Product Information USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Vegetables

USDA Foods in Schools product information sheets with description and WBSCM ID for vegetables. 

09/15/2023
Resource | Product Information USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Fruits

USDA Foods product information sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for fruits. 

09/15/2023
Resource | Product Information USDA Foods in Schools 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. 

09/08/2023
Resource | Success Stories 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.

06/25/2021
Resource | Recipes USDA Foods in Schools Additional Resources

A compilation of resources for operators of USDA Foods in Schools and child nutrition programs.  

06/17/2021
Resource | Product Information USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Other Foods

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

02/10/2020
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.  

FD-129
03/07/2013
Page updated: October 14, 2021