Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2007- June 30, 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 | FD-070
Implementation of Modifications to the TEFAP Allocation Formula

The purpose of this memorandum is to announce the implementation, effective December 15, 2007, of the modifications to the TEFAP allocation formula that we proposed in the Federal Register notice published on October 24, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP 05-2008
Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

This memo clarifies how the food safety inspection requirement is to be carried out by program operators on military bases, Indian reservations and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs).

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This interim rule revises regulations governing the WIC food packages to align the WIC food packages with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and current infant feeding practice guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics, better promote and support the establishment of successful long-term breastfeeding, provide WIC participants with a wider variety of food, and provide WIC State agencies with greater flexibility in prescribing food packages to accommodate participants with cultural food preferences.

Resource | Policy Memos | SFMNP 2008-1
Final Closeout Reports for Fiscal Year 2007

State agencies operating the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) in FY 2007 will be expected to provide final financial and program reports by Jan. 31, 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-069
Eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP 03-2008
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.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP 01-2008
Facility Applications and Agreements in the CACFP

In response to a recommendation of the CACFP Paperwork Reduction Work Group, we are issuing this memorandum to re-state previous guidance on facility applications and agreements.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: Applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program and for Benefits in the Special Milk Program (SMP) and Technical Amendments

This interim rule amends the regulations on eligibility determinations for free and reduced price school meals to implement nondiscretionary provisions of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Resource | Policy Memos
Overuse of the 15 Percent ABAWD Exemptions by State Agencies

This memo provides guidance to sState agencies regarding large grant offset of overused ABAWD funds.