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.

SP 06-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0013
Legislative Changes in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program

In accordance with PL 109-365, the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006 enacted on Oct. 17, 2006, state or Area Agencies on Aging and Indian Tribal Organizations (collectively referred to as SAA) and their selected grantees (i.e., elderly nutrition projects) may use funds received in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP) to pay school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, or Special Milk Program (SMP) (School Meals Programs) to make food purchases, in the commercial market, on behalf of the SAA or selected grantee.

SP 08-2007
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-2007-0005
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
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0003
School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

We have received numerous inquiries in the past several weeks concerning a document produced by the Harrison Institute for Public Law at Georgetown University addressing the purchase of products from local farmers. The document expresses the view that Congress, as part of the 2002 Farm Bill, expressed clear support for geographic preferences in purchases made for school food service programs.

SP 02-2007
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.

CACFP 06-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0009
Paperwork Reduction in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

The attached report describes the process the work group took to develop and prioritize the recommendations.

CACFP 02-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0004
Retention of Records Relating to Institutions, Responsible Principals or Responsible Individuals, and Family Day Care Homes on the National Disqualified List

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify program requirements for the retention of records relating to institutions, responsible principals or individuals, and family day care homes that have been placed on the CACFP National Disqualified List (NDL).

CACFP 01-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0010
Guidance on Reallocation of FY 2006 CACFP Audit Funds

This memorandum provides the information needed to conduct the reallocation of FY 2006 CACFP audit funds.

CACFP 03-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0036
National Interim Head Start Grantee Participation in the CACFP: Community Development Institute

The purpose of this memorandum is to describe the unique nature of the Community Development Institute in its capacity as the National Interim Management contractor for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Head Star.

CACFP 14-2007