This policy memorandum provides guidance to state agencies on authorization of vendors impacted by the sale of Safeway, Inc. (Safeway) to AB Acquisition, LLC (Albertsons).
This policy memorandum implements the vendor preauthorization provision of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2014 which was enacted Jan. 17, 2014.
School Food Authorities Purchasing Produce from Department of Defense Vendors using Section 4 and 11 FFVP Funds
This memorandum clarifies how School Food Authorities may use funds provided under Sections 4 and 11 or 19 of the National School Lunch Act to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program vendors.
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide comprehensive guidance to WIC state agencies regarding WIC-authorized vendors’ in-store promotions.