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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0063

Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide a reminder for LEAs regarding the restrictions on disclosure of sensitive information collected through the child nutrition programs.

SP16 CACFP06 SFSP10-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0025

Updated Title I Guidance for Schools Electing Community Eligibility

One important goal of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 is to ensure that children have access to the nutrition they need to grow into healthy adults.

SP35-2015
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0014

Administrative Review Process Regarding the CN Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide state agencies and child nutrition program operators, including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program, with additional information and clarification on the Administrative Review (AR) process regarding the:  1) Child Nutrition (CN) Label, 2) Watermarked CN Label, and 3) Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement (PFS).

SP27 CACFP09 SFSP12-2015
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0011

FY 2015 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs

The purpose of this memorandum is to distribute funding allocations in the amount of $25 million provided by the FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Act to state agencies that will competitively award equipment assistance grants to eligible school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.
 

SP26-2015
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0002

Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As - Revised

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on meal service requirements in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the National School Lunch Program’s (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option (SSO).

SP13 SFSP05-2015v2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0062

Reminder Concerning E-Rate Audits by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

We were asked by the FCC to issue a reminder about cooperating with contractors auditing school districts’ receipt of funds under the FCC’s E-Rate fund.  Auditing for the current cycle is scheduled to begin in December 2008. 

SP04-2009
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0021

Informational Memorandum on the FFVP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide a summary of the information provided during our calls with regional offices and state agencies regarding implementation of the FFVP as established in The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008.

SP16-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0017

Use of Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs

Since our Jan. 22, 2007 memo “Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs,” SP03-2007, we have received numerous questions regarding how they may be used in the school meal programs. The attached Questions and Answers we provided in response to these questions and as additional guidance in the use of vending machines.

SP13-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0008

Suspension of Westland Meat Company

By letter dated Jan. 30, 2008, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) suspended Mr. Stan Mendell and Westland Meat Company’s (Westland Meats) eligibility to participate in any federal program, pending the results of an ongoing investigation and potential legal proceedings.

SP10-2008