Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0026
Voluntary Menu Labeling in the NSLP and SBP

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the final rule, Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments in the Federal Register (79 FR 71155) on Dec. 1, 2014.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0014
Administrative Review Process Regarding the CN Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide state agencies and child nutrition program operators, including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program, with additional information and clarification on the Administrative Review (AR) process regarding the:  1) Child Nutrition (CN) Label, 2) Watermarked CN Label, and 3) Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement (PFS).

SP27 CACFP09 SFSP12-2015
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0013
CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify that a Child Nutrition (CN) Label copied with a marking referred to as a “watermark” is acceptable documentation for an Administrative Review.

SP11v2 CACFP10 SFSP13-2015
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

MOU - FNS, AMS, FSIS, AND NMFS.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Points to Remember for Facilitating the CN Label Review Process

Prior to production All CN labels must be approved in FINAL by AMS (& FSIS or NMFS if applicable).

Resource | Technical Assistance
Service Agreement for CN Labeling Program

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Specialty Crops Program (SC), Specialty Crops Inspection Division (SCI Division) performs CN Label review services and charges a fee for each CN label reviewed. 

Resource | Technical Assistance
Notice to the Trade Fee for Child Nutrition Labeling Review and Approvals

Notice to the Trade Fee for Child Nutrition (CN) Labeling Review and Approvals

Resource | Presentations
USDA Child Nutrition Labeling Program

FNS/AMS CN Label Program Expeditor Meeting--Presentation

Resource | Technical Assistance
Standard Operating Procedure for Submitting and Approving Quality Control Programs for Child Nutrition Labeled Products

The purpose of this instruction is to set forth a procedure for submitting and approving quality control programs for child nutrition (CN) labeled products.