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).

SP05-2008
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.

SP03-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0046
Facility Applications and Agreements in the CACFP

In response to a recommendation of the CACFP Paperwork Reduction Work Group, we are issuing this memorandum to re-state previous guidance on facility applications and agreements.

CACFP 01-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0040
Documentation of Block Claims Submitted by Sponsored Child Care Centers and Family Day Care Homes

This guidance, including clarifications regarding the definition of “current review year” and what is considered to be “acceptable documentation”, will remain in effect unless it becomes necessary to reconsider.

CACFP 15-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0036
National Interim Head Start Grantee Participation in the CACFP: Community Development Institute

The purpose of this memorandum is to describe the unique nature of the Community Development Institute in its capacity as the National Interim Management contractor for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Head Start program.

CACFP 14-2007
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.

SP15-2007
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, FNS 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.

SP14 CACFP12-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0032
Accommodations for Non-Traditional Program Operators

In response to the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 directive to examine the feasibility of reducing program paperwork and recordkeeping requirements, FNS convened a paperwork reduction work group of CACFP stakeholders.

CACFP 11-2007
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-2007-0029
Documentation of Tier I Eligibility Determinations in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to highlight some of the results of that study, and to re-issue guidance concerning what constitutes acceptable documentation of tier I eligibility for family day care homes.

CACFP 08-2007