Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0068
Questions and Answers on Measuring for the Timeliness of SNAP Applications for Recertification

The attached document provides answers to inquiries from State agencies on measuring for the timeliness of SNAP applications for recertification (Item 70). As you are aware, states are required to measure for recertification timeliness beginning in FY 2013. The attached questions and answers should help State agencies implement the new measure as smoothly as possible.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0060
Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As – Part II

The purpose of this memorandum is to address recent inquiries on the application of the geographic preference option in the procurement of unprocessed locally grown or raised agricultural products.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0059
Supplemental Guidance on Cost Allocation for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems Questions and Answers

Guidance on Cost Allocation for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems Questions and Answers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0056
Q&As Related to the 6 Cents Certification Tool

Attached are revised questions and answers related to the Food and Nutrition Service prototype 6 Cents Certification Tool.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2012-0034
Farm to School Grant Program Frequently Asked Questions

In order to ensure compliance with statutory requirements, USDA requires additional information regarding the targeted beneficiaries of the Farm to School Grant Program. All grants applicants must complete an additional form, the Supplemental Form: Free and Reduced Price Meal Participation. You can access the form online and on

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0027
Q&As on the Paid Lunch Price Report

This memorandum responds to questions we received about the School Food Authority Paid Lunch Price Report (FNS-828). This memorandum provides the e-mail address to send the reports and extends the due date for state agencies because of the delay in obtaining an on-line mailbox.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0016
Procurement Q&As to Assist in the Implementation of the Final Rule: Nutrition Standards in the NSLP and SBP

Following the January 26, 2012, issuance of the final rule titled Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, several questions have been raised regarding its effect on current contracts between school food authorities (SFAs) and food service management companies.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0015
The At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of the CACFP, Q&As

This memorandum is follow-up to that guidance and consolidates and updates our previous guidance relating to the at-risk afterschool meals component of CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0014
The At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of the CACFP - Questions and Answers

The At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Questions and Answers