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Resource | Policy Memos

Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data by Visual Observation and Identification

This memorandum states visual observation and identification by Child and Adult Food Care Program institutions and facilities and Summer Food Service Program sponsors is no longer an allowable practice for program operators to use during the collection of race or ethnicity data.  USDA will update CACFP and SFSP policy guidance.

CACFP 11-2021, SFSP 07-2021
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0043

Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

This memorandum is intended to provide independent centers with information for their use in implementing the provisions of this interim rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0041

Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “CACFP: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

On Sept. 1, 2004, FNS published an interim rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity” (69 FR 53501). This rule puts into effect regulatory provisions that FNS had proposed on Sept. 12, 2000 as modified in response to 548 public comments received on that proposal.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0014

Transfer of Data Related to the CACFP and the Food Stamp Program

FNS published an interim rule, “Child and Adult Care Food Program; Improving Management and Program Integrity" that explains a provision in that rule requiring state agencies that administer the CACFP to share information with state agencies that administer the Food Stamp Program