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Resource | Regulations

PART 250—Donation of Foods for Use in the United States, Its Territories and Possessions and Areas Under Its Jurisdiction

The Department purchases foods and donates them to state distributing agencies for further distribution and use in food assistance programs, or to provide assistance to eligible persons.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Management of Donated Foods in Child Nutrition Programs, the Nutrition Services Incentive Program, and Charitable Institutions - Approval of Information Collection Request

This document announces approval of the information collection requirements for the final rule entitled Management of Donated Foods in Child Nutrition Programs, the Nutrition Services Incentive Program and Charitable Institutions. 

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Codification of Poultry Substitution and Modification of Commodity Inventory Controls for Recipient Agencies

This two-part rule allows limited poultry substitution and full substitution of all other commodities except for beef and pork; and reduces current commodity recordkeeping and reporting requirements for some local level recipient agencies, such as schools.