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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0050

Additional Guidance on the CACFP Second Interim Rule

In September and October 2004, the Food and Nutrition Service conducted conference calls to answer questions from state agency staff about implementation of the second interim rule entitled, Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity. The attached guidance provides information to help CACFP staff build a stronger understanding of the rule’s requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0049

Bonding in National Master Processing Agreements

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.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0048

Income Excluded by Federal Law—Disaster Relief Employment Funded Under National Emergency Grants

We received a question as to how to treat disaster relief employment income received from a National Emergency Grant.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0047

New Medicare Prescription Drug Card Q&As

We have been asked whether to adopt for food stamp benefit purposes the $48.17 average cost for prescription drug purchases that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) calculated. The answer is yes, with some caveats. We have prepared two new Q&As to outline how this should work.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0046

Simplified Summer Food Program

This memorandum provides follow up information to my letter dated July 1, 2004, sent to the SFSP director of each state agency that is eligible to participate in the Simplified Summer Food Program beginning Jan. 1, 2005.

SFSP Memorandum #01-05
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0045

Letter to Child Care Provider

Letter to Child Care Provider regarding participation in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0044

Use of Enrollment Data for Establishing Claiming Percentages and Determining the Eligibility of Proprietary Centers

There are several instances in the CACFP regulations where the definition of an enrolled child/program participant is critical to the appropriate application of program requirements.

CACFP Memorandum #1-05
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0043

Procurement and Service of Whole Grain Products

Eating whole grain products has long been advocated by health and nutrition experts. We encourage school food authorities to inquire about the availability of whole grain products when developing product specifications and making their procurement plans next year.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0042

School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

Regarding awarding contracts, state agencies are advised to carefully review school district to ensure they are in compliance with federal regulations and take appropriate actions.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0041

Allowability of Cost for Directors and Officers Insurance in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum addresses the allowability of “Directors and Officers” insurance as an administrative cost in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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