Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0086
Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations

This memorandum clarifies the flexibility available to local educational agency officials for establishing the effective date of eligibility for children certified for free or reduced price meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs and free milk in the Special Milk Program based on household applications.

SP11 CACFP06 SFSP11-2014
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0083
Available Flexibilities for CACFP At-risk Sponsors and Centers Transitioning to Summer Food Service Program

This memorandum highlights existing flexibilities available to CACFP institutions to simplify their participation in SFSP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0074
Electronic Receipting for USDA Direct and Multi-Food Shipments (Revised)

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of a new and revised requirement for all Receiving Organizations (i.e., organizations that receive shipments of Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods, including Distributing Agencies, Indian Tribal Organizations (ITO), recipient agencies, processors, and warehouses). This memorandum replaces the previous FD-062 dated April 25, 2011 , and adjusts the maximum timeframe for entering shipment receipts in the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System.

FD-062
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0028
The Food Allergy Book

English and Spanish versions of, "The Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know". Written by NEA Healthy Futures, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Education Association. 

Resource | Technical Assistance
CACFP Meal Patterns

Limited and Traditional Kitchen Facility Meal Menus 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0062
Health and Safety in CACFP

This memorandum provides guidance to help sponsors detect and report the types of problems that rise to this higher level of concern.

CACFP13-2013
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0061
Monitoring of Licensing Requirements in CACFP

This memorandum clarifies that, while use of CACFP monitors to review licensing requirements is permitted and may be beneficial, it may not be required by state agencies and is not an allowable use of CACFP funds.

CACFP14-2013
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0060
Existing Flexibilities in CACFP

This memorandum is intended to highlight flexibilities that already exist at the state level to simplify and improve the delivery of nutrition assistance to low-income children and adult participants through the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

CACFP15-2013
Resource | Best Practices
CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Best Practices, 2011

This report identifies practices pilot state agencies and household; program operators used to implement and administer the at-risk afterschool meals component of CACFP, challenges they encountered, and solutions they developed.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0047
Transitioning from SFSP to CACFP At-risk Afterschool Meals

This memorandum highlights flexibilities available to Summer Food Service Program sponsors transitioning into the At-risk Afterschool Meals component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program during the school year.

CACFP12 SFSP14-2013