Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0007
Questions and Answers Related to the FDPIR: Income Deductions and Resource Eligibility Final Rule

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide questions and answers to help Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies implement provisions of the final rule: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility.

FD-132
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0067
Guide to Improving Notices of Adverse Action

The guide allows you to (1) evaluate NOAAs to see how well they work for clients; and (2) improve them using proven plain language and information design techniques. In addition, the guide contains models for general notices—providing you with some basic language and formatting examples that can be adapted to notices.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0052
SNAP Questions and Answers Concerning the Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations Final Rule

SNAP Questions and Answers Concerning the Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations Final Rule

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0003
Eligibility of White Potatoes for Purchase with the Cash-Value Voucher

This policy memorandum provides guidance on implementing the provisions that requires state agencies to include white potatoes as an eligible purchase with the WIC cash-value voucher.

WPM 2015-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0008
Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide comprehensive guidance to WIC state agencies regarding WIC-authorized vendors’ in-store promotions.

2014-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0004
Clarification on Medical Documentation for Infant Formula Issued in Food Packages I and II

This policy memorandum is an addendum to WIC Policy Memorandum #2014-1, Changes to Abbott Infant Formula Product Line, issued on December 4, 2013. Several WIC state agencies have requested clarification on the medical documentation requirements for infant formula issued in Food Packages I and II. Therefore, this policy memorandum provides the requested clarification.

2014-1A
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0026
Criteria for Waiving the WIC Vendor Preauthorization Visit

This policy memorandum implements the vendor preauthorization provision of P.L. 113-76, the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2014, which was enacted January 17, 2014.

2014-7
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0016
Reporting Permanently Disqualified WIC-Only/Authorized Store Owners to the System for Award Management (SAM)

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform WIC state agencies of a new requirement to notify FNS when they permanently disqualify a WIC-only authorized store owner.

2014-5
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0071
Sale of Safeway to AB Acquisition

This policy memorandum provides guidance to state agencies on authorization of vendors impacted by the sale of Safeway, Inc. (Safeway) to AB Acquisition, LLC (Albertsons).

2015-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0029
Retailer Notice on Agricultural Act of 2014 Provisions

On Feb. 7, 2014, Congress passed the Agricultural Act of 2014, PL 113-79, which reauthorizes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Below are the SNAP retailer provisions that are effective immediately.