Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0050
Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

This memo clarifies how the food safety inspection requirement is to be carried out by program operators on military bases, Indian reservations and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs).

SP05-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0047
Alternate Menu Planning Approaches – Calorie and Nutrient Standards

This memorandum clarifies FNS policy regarding the calorie and nutrient requirements for meals planned using alternate menu planning approaches.

SP 03-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0035
Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance

For your information, the updated national average daily attendance factor for use during Coordinated Review for School Year 2007-2008 is 93.5 percent.

SP 15-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0028
Operation of Child Nutrition Programs During a Pandemic

As a result of the activities being taken to plan a government-wide response to a potential outbreak of pandemic disease, we have received questions regarding the child nutrition programs operation during such an event.

SP 13-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0027
Operation of Child Nutrition Programs During a Pandemic

As a result of the activities being taken to plan a government-wide response to a potential outbreak of pandemic disease, we have received questions regarding the child nutrition programs’ operation during such an event.

SP13 CACFP06 SFSP08-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0025
Electronic Record and Reporting Systems

The increasing prevalence of electronic systems of records and claiming is an encouraging step toward streamlining recordkeeping and reporting requirements. However, it is important to ensure that implementing an electronic system does not create a barrier to participation.

SP12 CACFP 09 SFSP 07-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0023
Update on Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs

We have received numerous questions regarding the electronic transfer of information in the administration of state-administered federal programs. This memo updates the Oct. 2, 2001 policy memo regarding electronic transactions in child nutrition programs.

SP10 CAFP07 SFSP06-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0014
Fluid Milk and Other Food Components/Menu Items in Reimbursable Lunches

It has come to our attention that there may be some confusion concerning fluid milk, and how it is offered in reimbursable lunches. Under all menu planning approaches, fluid milk is a separate food component/menu item.

SP06-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0013
Legislative Changes in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program

In accordance with the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006, state or Area Agencies on Aging and Indian Tribal Organizations and their selected grantees may use funds received in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program to pay school food authorities participating in school meals programs to make food purchases.

SP 08-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0005
Scanned Income Applications

There have been multiple questions concerning software programs that scan free or reduced price applications but only capture income as whole dollar amounts.

SP 04-2007