Beginning in 2000, the USDA began conducting a demonstration project, known as the National Master Processing Agreements, under which USDA Food and Nutrition Service arranges for national processing of federally donated foods.
Frequently, there are considerable differences between this weight and the actual weight for the truckload as shown on the Notice of Shipment or the bill of lading. While we have no specific knowledge that this is occurring with other random weight commodities, we believe that a uniform policy should be developed to ensure that recipient agencies receive full credit for commodities provided to the processor.
This memorandum establishes the procedure for accounting for rework in the further processing of donated foods.
This memorandum establishes the policy and procedures to compensate offshore destinations for the marine shipping costs associated with further processed end products. Offshore destinations are defined as those state agencies that are not located in the 48 contiguous United States.