This webinar provides information necessary to leverage FNS programs in response to a lead exposure crisis and to provide best practices and lessons learned from those who dealt with the on-the-ground response in Flint, Michigan.
FNS staff provided an overview of the SY 2016-2017 Local Agency Procurement Review Tool released on July 1. This tool will assist state agencies when conducting procurement reviews of school food authorities in SY 2016-2017.
This webinar covers the grant application process for the ART grants to help state agencies prepare successful grant applications and help in planning for their grant projects. The ART Request for Applications was released on April 6, 2016 and the applications for the ART grants are due July 5, 2016.
This webinar explains how the money spent to buy USDA Foods for processing is returned to the state/schools through various value pass-through systems and explores real-life scenarios.
This webinar is meant for state agencies and processors who operate USDA Foods in Schools programs. The webinar provides information on sales order receipting and the impact on the monthly performance report (MPR) as well as information on inventory reconciliation at the national level and bond monitoring, covering the processor’s responsibility to monitor and to manage inbound orders and transfers, and providing an overview of state agency responsibilities and sweep procedures and tools for state reconciliation of MPRs.
This webinar shares an array of information on the USDA Foods catalog and schedules, ship-to process, order review and monitoring, order changes and communication, and order receiving and receipting.
This webinar explains how to be an ideal customer; shares best practices for planning, forecasting, and procurement of USDA Foods; discusses data and inventory analysis and shares tips for planning and ordering.
This webinar provides an overview of minimum requirements from the federal perspective and discusses roles and responsibilities for participating in the USDA Foods Processing Program.
Andre Orange and Tony Wilkins of the FNS Food Distribution Division share real-life examples of USDA Foods complaints as they provide helpful tips on how to handle and prevent these scenarios.