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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Serving Meats and Meat Alternates at Lunch and Supper in the USDA CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements. 

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Grains Ounce Equivalents Resources

Refresh your trainings during National CACFP Week.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Nutrition Standards for CACFP Meals and Snacks

Guidance, resources, best practices, and training for CACFP operators to support them in providing healthy, balanced meals and snacks to the children and adults they serve.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0064

Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating

This memorandum is meant to provide clarification and guidance on policies and procedures for donated food storage and distribution as they relate to product dating.

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Resource | Webinars/Videos

Best Practices for the Use of the USDA DoD Fresh Program in the Summer Food Service Program

This webinar summarizes how the USDA Department of Defense Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program operates, discusses the SFSP dollars, explains the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Order Receipt System Defense Logistics Agency tasks, and describes best practices for using USDA DoD Fresh in the SFSP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0037

Clarification of State Agency Review Requirements for Donated Foods in the NSLP

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify the responsibilities of the state administering agency and the state distributing agency with respect to ensuring compliance with requirements for donated foods in the National School Lunch Program, the Summer Food Service Program and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0009

Cancellation of FD-060: Use of Donated Foods in the NSLP and Other Child Nutrition Programs

FD-060, Use of Donated Foods in the NSLP and Other Child Nutrition Programs (dated June 21, 2006) is cancelled. 

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0059

Distribution of Donated Foods to Service Institutions Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

In this memorandum, we present several options for consideration by the distributing agency to help ensure that service institutions receive donated foods for use in the summer meals provided in SFSP in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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