This memorandum consolidates and clarifies select disaster/emergency policies and procedures applicable to the CSFP, the FDPIR and TEFAP.
The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify the options available to state distributing agencies or recipient agencies in assigning value to USDA donated foods for audit purposes.
The purpose of this memorandum is to implement the revised threshold for conducting audits, as established in the Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements.
The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide further guidance and clarity on new donated food insurance requirements for state distributing agencies, subdistributing agencies, select commercial storage facilities, and recipient agencies that have agreements with the state distributing agency or subdistributing agency to store and distribute donated foods.
Authorized Supplemental Foods and Distribution Rates of Foods for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
This instruction promulgates program policy and provides guidance on the supplemental foods authorized for distribution in the CSFP food package. It specifies the maximum allowable rates of distribution for the supplemental foods in each package.
This memorandum provides guidance on policies and procedures regarding CSFP waiting lists and caseload management. This memorandum was revised on May 5, 2016 .
Andre Orange and Tony Wilkins of the FNS Food Distribution Division share real-life examples of USDA Foods complaints as they provide helpful tips on how to handle and prevent these scenarios.
The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 requires the DoD to pay certain low-income service members and their families a family subsistence allowance of up to $500 per month so they will not have to rely on food stamps.
It has been determined that TEFAP commodities can be used for demonstration purposes in accordance with current regulations.
State agencies apply for reimbursement using Form FSA-21, submitted to the appropriate FNS regional office for approval.