Resource | Notices
Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)

This notice announces the value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu thereof, to be provided in the 2002 school year for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or by commodity only schools and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Rules
CFR Correction: National School Breakfast Program Additional Menu Planning Approaches

This notice corrects Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, parts 210 to 299.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: NSLP and SBP Alternatives to Standard Application and Meal Counting Procedures

This final rule amends the regulations governing the procedures for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: NSLP and SBP Identification of Blended Beef, Pork, Poultry or Seafood Products

This rule finalizes the interim provisions addressing the use of products or dishes containing more than 30 parts fully hydrated vegetable protein to less than 70 parts beef, pork, poultry or seafood in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
National School Lunch, Special Milk, and School Breakfast Programs; National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)

This Notice announces the annual adjustments to: (1) The "national average payments,'' the amount of money the Federal Government provides States for lunches, afterschool snacks and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; (2) the "maximum reimbursement rates,'' the maximum per lunch rate from Federal funds that a State can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and (3) the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to nonneedy children in a school or institution which participates in the Special Milk Program for Children.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2001-0011
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Health and Safety Standards for Outside-School-Hours Care Centers (OSHCCs) and At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers

This memorandum responds to questions we have received on state or local health and safety requirements for OSHCCs and at-risk afterschool care centers in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2001-0017
Clarification of Traditional and Enhanced Food-Based Meal Pattern in the School Breakfast Program

This memorandum clarifies the term "equivalent combination" found in the traditional and enhanced food based meal pattern charts at §§ 220.8(g)(2) and 220.8(g)(3) of the School Breakfast Program regulations.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2001-0008
State Approval of Sponsored Facilities Applications and Reimbursement to Facilities at the Time of Initial Approval in CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to answer questions regarding the requirement at section 226.16(b) that state agencies approve sponsored facilities’ applications for participation in CACFP, and the timing of the initial reimbursements to sponsored facilities in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2001-0021
Recruiting For-Profit Centers to Participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

As you are aware, the fiscal year 2002 Department of Agriculture appropriations legislation (Public Law 107-76), enacted on Nov. 28, 2001, extended the free and reduced price provision for for-profit centers in the CACFP through Sept. 30, 2002.