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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

National Processing Agreement Approved Processors

List of NPA approved processors for USDA Foods in Schools by school year.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Database

This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.  

Resource | Product Information

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. 

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. 

Resource | Forms

FNS-7: Destination Data for Delivery of Donated Foods

Form FNS-7 "Destination Data for Delivery of Donated Foods" is to be used for reporting in conjunction with FNS Instruction 709-5.  

Form FNS-7
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0073

FD-40: Inventory Draw Down in USDA Foods Processing (Revised)

This memorandum provides clarification on the value pass through methods available under 7 CFR 250.36 and on the timing of processor inventory reductions of USDA Foods under each system.

FD-40: Processing
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.

Resource | Recipes

USDA Foods in Schools Additional Resources

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

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods in Schools Ordering Schedule

USDA Foods in Schools ordering schedule for school year 2021. 

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods Expected to be Available

This page contains links to USDA Foods that are available or expected to be made available to participants in each of the food distribution programs.