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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0064

Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating

This memorandum is meant to provide clarification and guidance on policies and procedures for donated food storage and distribution as they relate to product dating.

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Resource | Regulations

PART 251—The Emergency Food Assistance Program

This part announces the policies and prescribes the regulations necessary to carry out certain provisions of the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983, (7 USC 612c note).

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 | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0039

Distribution of TEFAP Foods to Children (Revised)

This memorandum provides guidance on the distribution of USDA Foods under TEFAP to children through Kids Cafe, Backpack, or similar programs.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0038

TEFAP Local-Level Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the federal requirements for record keeping and reporting in The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0025

Prohibition of SNAP Recruitment and Promotion Activities by FDPIR and TEFAP Administering Agencies

This memorandum provides more information on the final rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Promotion, published by USDA at 81 FR 92550.

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Resource | Notices

TEFAP: Availability of Foods for FY 2017

This notice announces the surplus and purchased foods that the Department expects to make available for donation to states for use in providing nutrition assistance to the needy under The Emergency Food Assistance Program  in FY 2017. 

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Revisions and Clarifications in Requirements for the Processing of Donated Foods

This rule proposes to revise and clarify requirements for the processing of donated foods in order to: Incorporate successful processing options tested in demonstration projects, ensure accountability for donated foods provided for processing, and increase program efficiency.