Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0050
Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

This memo clarifies how the food safety inspection requirement is to be carried out by program operators on military bases, Indian reservations and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs).

SP 05-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0047
Alternate Menu Planning Approaches – Calorie and Nutrient Standards

This memorandum clarifies  FNS policy regarding the calorie and nutrient requirements for meals planned using alternate menu planning approaches.

SP 03-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0035
Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance

For your information, the updated national average daily attendance factor for use during Coordinated Review for School Year 2007-2008 is 93.5 percent.

SP 15-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0033
Food Distribution Program: Correction Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007):

Please note that on May 14, 2007, Food and Nutrition Service issued the attached Federal Register notice announcing a correction in the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods for school year 2007, which began on July 1, 2006 and runs through June 30, 2007.

CACFP 12-2007
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2007-0031
Child Nutrition Labeling for Juice Drinks and Juice Drink Products

This publication has been prepared for juice drink manufacturers.  It contains directions for calculating the contribution that a juice drink or juice drink product makes toward meeting meal pattern requirements for the child nutrition programs.  It also contains instructions on how to apply for and obtain approval of a label with a child nutrition (CN) statement. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0028
Operation of Child Nutrition Programs During a Pandemic

As a result of the activities being taken to plan a government-wide response to a potential outbreak of pandemic disease, we have received questions regarding the Child Nutrition Programs’ operation during such an event.

SP 13-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0027
Operation of Child Nutrition Programs during a Pandemic

As a result of the activities being taken to plan a government-wide response to a potential outbreak of pandemic disease, we have received questions regarding the Child Nutrition Programs’ operation during such an event.

CACFP 06-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0025
Electronic Record and Reporting Systems

The increasing prevalence of electronic systems of records and claiming is an encouraging step toward streamlining recordkeeping and reporting requirements. However, it is important to ensure that implementing an electronic system does not create a barrier to participation.

SP12 CACFP 09 SFSP 07-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0023
Update on Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs

We have received numerous questions regarding the electronic transfer of information in the administration of state-administered federal programs. This memo updates the October 2, 2001 policy memo regarding electronic transactions in child nutrition programs.

SP10 CAFP07 SFSP06-2007
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2007-0022
Questions and Answers on Alternate Protein Products

The term "Alternate Protein Product" is the name used by FNS to identify products meeting requirements set forth in Appendix A of the NSLP, SBP, SFSP, and the CACFP within the section entitled Alternate Protein Products.