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Study of Nutrition and Wellness Quality in Child Care Settings - Peer Review Plan

Required by Section 223 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the study is a nationally representative study of child care centers and family or group day care homes that includes an assessment of (1) the nutritional quality of all foods provided to children in child care settings as compared to the recommendations in most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, (2) the quantity and type of opportunities for physical activity provided to children in child care settings; (3) the quantity of time spent by children in child care settings in sedentary activities; and (4) an assessment of barriers and facilitators to nutritional and wellness quality.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0069

Streamlining At-Risk Meal Participation for School Food Authorities

The purpose of this memorandum is to streamline the requirements for participation of school food authorities in the at-risk afterschool meals component of CACFP.

SP09 CACFP04-2013
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0060

Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As – Part II

The purpose of this memorandum is to address recent inquiries on the application of the geographic preference option in the procurement of unprocessed locally grown or raised agricultural products.

SP03 CACFP02 SFSP02-2013
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0055

Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Carryover Reporting Requirements for FY 2012 and All Subsequent Years

On March 19, 2012, FNS issued the memo titled Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Options and Carryover Reporting Requirements, which described procedures for reporting fiscal year 2011 family day care home administrative payments and carryover. The present memo focuses on reporting family day care home carryover for FY 2012 and beyond.

CACFP24-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0054

Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation

This memo provides additional information regarding the Central Valley Meat investigation described in memorandum SP43 CACFP22 SFSP16- 2012.

SP47 CACFP23 SFSP17-2012
Resource | Policy Memos

Updated Guidance for the Adult Day Care Component of the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP. Previous guidance relating to adult day care was issued immediately following the addition of the adult day care component to CACFP by Congress.

CACFP19-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0045

Adult Day Care Center Eligibility and Licensing/Approval

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP. Previous guidance relating to adult day care was issued immediately following the addition of the adult day care component to CACFP by Congress.

CACFP21-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0044

Participant Eligibility in the Adult Day Care Component of the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP.

CACFP20-2012
Resource | Notices

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)

Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under the NSLP (7 CFR part 210) and per lunch and supper under the CACFP (7 CFR part 226) shall be 22.75 cents for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Resource | Policy Memos

Tribal Participation in the CACFP and the SFSP

The purpose of this memorandum is to reissue previous guidance, CACFP 01-1999, Participation of Tribal Child Care Facilities in CACFP, and provide Questions and Answers intended to clarify current program policies and how these policies may impact the operation of the CACFP, as well as the Summer Food Service Program in Indian Country.

CACFP18 SFSP14-2012