Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2019-0024
Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

This instruction establishes the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency, Indian Tribal Organization, or other consignee must follow in receiving shipments of USDA Foods, and conveys established responsibilities for other entities such as USDA Foods vendors and carriers.

FNS Instruction 709-5
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2016-0063
Authorized Supplemental Foods and Distribution Rates of Foods for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

This instruction promulgates program policy and provides guidance on the supplemental foods authorized for distribution in the CSFP food package. It specifies the maximum allowable rates of distribution for the supplemental foods in each package.

FNS Instruction 835-1 Rev 2
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0052
Letter to Households: Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility

Letter to Households: Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0020
Variations in Meal Requirements for religious Reasons: Jewish Schools, Institutions, and Sponsors

This instruction is intended to clarify allowable variations to child nutrition program food components in order to meet religious needs among Jewish schools, institutions and sponsors. 

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0063
School Week Meal Component Adjustments

School Week Meal Component Adjustments

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0057
USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

Press Release--USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0043
Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0042
Simplified Nutrient Assessment - Optional

Simplified Nutrient Assessment information.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0039
Tribal Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program

Memorandum. The purpose of this memorandum is to reissue previous guidance, CACFP 01-1999, Participation of Tribal Child Care Facilities in CACFP, October 23, 1998, 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 (SFSP), in Indian Country.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0026
Child and Adult Care Food Program: Amendments Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

One page overview. This rule proposes to codify several provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 affecting the administration of Child and Adult Care Food Program for State agencies, new and renewing institutions, sponsoring organizations, and sponsored facilities, and to make modifications to the application and renewal process.