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Resource | Policy Memos TEFAP – State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 24 Farm to Food Bank Projects

The purpose of this memo is to allocate funding for Farm to Food Bank Projects in FY 2024.

09/07/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents SNAP: Non-Discretionary Quality Control Provisions of Title IV of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018

USDA is adopting the interim final rule on non-discretionary quality control provisions of Title IV of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, and its correction, as final.

04/18/2023
Resource | Policy Memos TEFAP State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 2023 Farm to Food Bank Projects

The purpose of this memo is to allocate funding for Farm to Food Bank Projects in FY 2023. 

08/12/2022
Resource | Federal Register Documents Comment Request - SNAP-Ed National Program Evaluation and Reporting System

This is a new collection to consolidate and improve SNAP-Ed data collecting and reporting, as required in the 2018 Farm Bill.

06/10/2022
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0166 TEFAP State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 2021 Farm to Food Bank Projects

This memo is addressed to TEFAP state agencies and provides the initial allocations for FY 2021 Farm to Food Bank Projects. This memo includes details on information collections under OMB# 0584-0293 and OMB# 0584-0594.

10/07/2020
Resource | Legislation PL 115-334: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes. 

PL 115-334
12/20/2019
Resource | Final Rule Final Rule: TEFAP Implementation of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

Through this rulemaking,  FNS is codifying new statutory requirements included in the 2018 Farm Bill.

10/04/2019
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0062 Best Practices to Minimize Food Waste

This memorandum implements requirements under the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 and provides guidance to TEFAP state agencies on best practices to minimize food waste of privately donated foods provided to TEFAP state agencies and eligible recipient agencies. 

08/16/2019
Resource | Comment Request Comment Request - SFMNP Information Collection

This information collection is requesting a revision to the previously approved burden hours due to program adjustments that primarily reflect expected changes in the number of SFMNP state agencies, individual/households (program recipients), and the number of farmers, farmers' markets, roadside stands, and CSA programs, from year to year.

08/02/2019
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0055 Information on the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Act

Section 4104 of the Farm Bill directs USDA to issue guidance to promote awareness of donations of apparently wholesome food by qualified direct donors protected under section 22(c) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. This guidance only applies to privately donated foods provided to TEFAP state agencies and eligible recipient agencies  and is not applicable to USDA Foods provided through TEFAP.

06/18/2019
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