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Resource | Federal Register Documents Serious Deficiency Process in the CACFP and SFSP

This rulemaking proposes important modifications to make the application of serious deficiency procedures in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program consistent, effective, and in line with current requirements under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. 

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Auth-Reauth - Business Integrity

This memo clarifies business integrity requirements and factors that FNS may and may not consider when determining a firm’s participation in SNAP.

Resource | Federal Register Documents Provisions to Improve the SNAP Quality Control System

USDA is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking to improve SNAP's quality control system as required in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. 

Resource | Federal Register Documents Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule - Correction

The Food and Nutrition Service is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on Aug. 23, 2023. 

Resource | Policy Memos Initial Site Visits in the Summer Food Service Program

This guidance memo addresses sponsors’ monitoring requirements of its sites and food service operations in the SFSP. This guidance applies to sponsors’ management responsibilities of conducting initial site visits and full reviews of food service, including visits of non-congregate rural meal sites.

SFSP 10-2023
Resource | Policy Memos FD-152: Discontinuance of the High Security Seal Requirement for USDA Foods Deliveries

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will discontinue the requirement for vendors to use high security seals to secure USDA Foods deliveries as of July 1, 2023. 

Resource | Policy Memos Guidance on Performance Standards, Budgets, and Management Plans in the Summer Food Service Program

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance for state agencies and program operators on aspects of the final rule that aligned the SFSP with other child nutrition programs: performance standards, budgets, and management plans.

SFSP 03-2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Interim Final Rule: SNAP: Requirement for Interstate Data Matching to Prevent Duplicate Issuances

This interim final rule requires SNAP state agencies to provide information to the National Accuracy Clearinghouse (NAC) regarding individuals receiving SNAP benefits in their states in order to ensure they are not already receiving benefits in another state.

Resource | Federal Register Documents Information Collection: SNAP: Performance Reporting System, Management Evaluation

This information collection is for the Performance Reporting System and management evaluation processes, which ensure that SNAP state agencies are operating the program in accordance with statute and regulations.

Resource | Federal Register Documents Final Rule: Streamlining Program Requirements and Improving Integrity in the SFSP

This rulemaking amends the SFSP regulations to strengthen program integrity by clarifying, simplifying, and streamlining program administration to facilitate compliance with program requirements. 

Page updated: October 14, 2021