Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0064
Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating

This memorandum is meant to provide clarification and guidance on policies and procedures for donated food storage and distribution as they relate to product dating.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0061
Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Questions and Answers

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on feeding infants and the infant meal pattern requirements in the CACFP.

CACFP 02-2018
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0059
Clarifications: Funding Levels for FY 2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program Audit Fund Allocation

This memo provides clarification of the procedures for state agencies requesting additional fiscal year  2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program Audit funding.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2017-0054
CACFP Civil Rights Training

Training is required so that individuals involved in all levels of administration of programs that receive federal financial assistance understand federal laws, regulations, instructions, policies and other guidance.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0044
Eligibility Manual for School Meals

The manual provides comprehensive information on federal requirements, policies, and procedures, and is intended to help state agencies and local educational agencies accurately determine, certify, and verify children’s eligibility for free and reduced price school meals and free milk.

SP36 CACFP15 SFSP11-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0042
Documenting Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

On June 30, FNS published memorandum CACFP 17-2017, Documenting Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, which provides guidance on how meals served in the CACFP must be documented to demonstrate compliance with the meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0040
Grain-Based Desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum provides flexibility in the service of grain-based desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Memorandum CACFP 02-2017, Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers, October 14, 2016, will be revised to reflect this flexibility.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0034
Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in CACFP and SFSP

This memorandum outlines the requirements for CACFP institutions and facilities and Summer Food Service Program sponsors (program operators) to provide reasonable modifications to program meals or the meal service to accommodate children or adults (participants) with disabilities.

CACFP14 SFSP10-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0033
Policy Memorandum on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the CACFP and Summer Food Service

This memo includes important updates to the requirements related to accommodating children and adults (participants) with disabilities receiving meals through the CACFP and the SFSP. This memorandum is the companion piece to SP 59-2016 “Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs” published on Sept. 27, 2016.  

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0027
Transition Period for Updated CACFP, Infant, Preschool Meal Patterns

This memorandum, which was in effect from May 10, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018, outlined a transition period for implementing the updated Child and Adult Care Food Program meal patterns and the updated infant and preschool meal patterns in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.

SP30 CACFP13-2017