This notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
This rulemaking proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement provisions of section 4120 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA).
This proposed rule would rewrite the regulations for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program in “plain language” to help program operators and the general public better understand program requirements.
This rule amends the Food Stamp Program regulations to implement certain provisions concerning the Quality Control system in sections 4118 and 4119 of the Food Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2002.
The Department is soliciting public comments on redesigning the food packages offered through the WIC program to determine if the WIC food packages should be revised to better improve the nutritional intake, health and development of participants; and, if so, what specific changes should be made to the food packages.
Final Rule: Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals in Schools-Verification Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements
This final rule amends the reporting and recordkeeping requirements under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program relating to the verification of applications for free and reduced price meal benefits under the NSLP and the SBP.
Comment Request - Notice of Availability of Proposed Food Guide Pyramid Daily Food Intake Patterns and Technical Support Data
The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion solicits written comments on proposed revisions to the daily food intake patterns that serve as the technical basis for the Food Guide Pyramid.
This final rule amends Commodity Supplemental Food Program regulations to implement nondiscretionary provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 affecting the allocation of administrative funds to State agencies.
CFR Correction: Donation of Foods for Use in the United States, its Territories and Possessions and Areas Under its Jurisdiction
This action corrects Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, parts 210 to 299, revised as of Jan. 1, 2003, on page 466, § 250.30.
Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under NSLP (7 CFR part 210) and per lunch and supper under CACFP (7 CFR part 226) shall be 15.75 cents for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.