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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0059

Distribution of Donated Foods to Service Institutions Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

In this memorandum, we present several options for consideration by the distributing agency to help ensure that service institutions receive donated foods for use in the summer meals provided in SFSP in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0044

Automatic Eligibility for Early Head Start Participants

This memorandum supplements the guidance issued on May 16, 2008, concerning automatic eligibility for free meals for any child who is enrolled in Head Start.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0036

Simplified Acquisition Threshold

The purpose of this memorandum is to extend the prevailing simplified acquisition threshold, commonly referred to as the small purchase threshold, to the Child and Adult Care and Summer Food Service Programs.

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Resource | Forms

FNS-57: Report of Shipment Received Over, Short and/or Damaged

Form FNS-57 is used by consignees to report overages and shortages in a shipment and commodities damaged in transit.

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Resource | Notices

Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (2008-2009)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0028

Emergency Operation of the SFSP in Areas of the Midwest Affected by Severe Flooding

This memorandum announces the Child Nutrition Division’s policy for emergency operation of the SFSP in those areas of the Midwest recently affected by severe flooding.

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Resource | Legislation

Section 32 of PL 320 and Related Laws

[As Amended Through PL 110–246, Effective May 22, 2008] 
   PART A—General
   PART B—Purposes of Commodity Distributions
   PART C—Specific Commodities

PL 320
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0026

Automatic Eligibility for Free Meal Benefits Extended to All Children Enrolled in Head Start

This memorandum provides guidance regarding amendments to the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act  that extend automatic eligibility for free meal benefits, including free milk, to all children enrolled in Head Start and participating in child nutrition programs.

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Resource | Notices

Correction: Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines

This notice makes several corrections to child nutrition programs income eligibility guidelines.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0013

Simplified Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program

Simplified SFSP procedures, which became effective January 1, 2008, allow reimbursement based solely on the number of meals served times the reimbursement rates.

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