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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-2007-0047

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-2007-0029

Documentation of Tier I Eligibility Determinations in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to highlight some of the results of that study, and to re-issue guidance concerning what constitutes acceptable documentation of tier I eligibility for family day care homes.

CACFP 08-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0021

Area Eligibility Duration in the Summer Food Service Program

In an effort to provide administrative relief to state agencies and Summer Food Service Program sponsoring organizations, we are extending to the SFSP a provision of the CACFP that allows state agencies and institutions to rely upon a determination of area eligibility for up to five years when based on National School Lunch Program data.

SFSP05-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0014

Fluid Milk and Other Food Components/Menu Items in Reimbursable Lunches

It has come to our attention that there may be some confusion concerning fluid milk, and how it is offered in reimbursable lunches. Under all menu planning approaches, fluid milk is a separate food component/menu item.

SP06-2007
Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Disclosure of Children's Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk Eligibility Information in the Child Nutrition Programs

This final rule establishes requirements for the disclosure of children's free and reduced price meals or free milk eligibility information under the child nutrition programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0008

Migrant Site Eligibility Determinations

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify that migrant sites participating in the Summer Food Service Program are considered area eligible sites falling under the category of open, or restricted open, sites.

SFSP 04-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1998-0023

Limited Disclosure of Children’s Free and Reduced Price Meal or Free Milk Eligibility Information

Prior to issuance of a final rule, we are authorizing determining agencies to disclose free and reduced price meal or free milk eligibility information to the extent authorized in the statute.

SP99-3 CACFP99-2
Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: NSLP and SBP Additional Menu Planning Alternatives

The National School Lunch Act requires that schools that are participating in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs claim reimbursements only for lunches or breakfasts which meet the nutrition standards of the National School Lunch Act, including compliance with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.