Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Questions and Answers
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on feeding infants and the infant meal pattern requirements in the CACFP.
The manual provides comprehensive information on federal requirements, policies, and procedures, and is intended to help state agencies and local educational agencies accurately determine, certify, and verify children’s eligibility for free and reduced price school meals and free milk.
This memorandum provides guidance on meals served to preschoolers when they are in the same service area at the same time as grade K-5 students, and it includes Questions and Answers. Additional guidance on the National School Lunch Program’s and School Breakfast Program’s infant and preschool meal pattern requirements will be issued soon.
This memorandum explains the vegetable and fruit requirements in the CACFP and includes Questions and Answers.
This memorandum provides questions and answers on the meal pattern requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program. FNS collected and answered a variety of questions since the updated meal patterns were published in April 2016.
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on feeding infants and the infant meal pattern requirements in the CACFP and includes Q&As in the attachment.