In December 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a proposed rule entitled “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents”. This action supports the Agency’s commitment to self-sufficiency by more broadly applying SNAP’s work-related program standards for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs).
In the event of a Presidential Disaster Declaration, FNS can procure and provide an emergency supply of infant formula and food to supplement a state’s or FEMA's disaster feeding efforts.
These colorful and engaging newsletters for parents of young children can be shared by CACFP providers to communicate information about popular nutrition topics. There are 12 newsletters available in both English and Spanish.
Estos coloridos y atractivos boletines para padres de niños pequeños pueden ser compartidos por los proveedores de CACFP para comunicar información sobre temas populares de nutrición. Hay 12 boletines disponibles en inglés y español.
Every month, FNS makes available to state agencies administering summer meals programs, including the Summer Food Service Program and the Seamless Summer Option of the National School Lunch Program, a newsletter highlighting new national resources available to assist with program administration and best practices state agencies can take that month to support the program expansion.
-- How do people use SNAP benefits to buy food in my store?
-- How do I get POS equipment for my store?
-- If I am eligible and choose the state-supplied POS device, when will I get my equipment?
-- Who can I call if I have other questions?
States have long served as incubators for testing strategies to help prevent program fraud. Based on an FNS partnership with 10 states, the SNAP Fraud Framework combines innovations in the use of analytics with concepts and practices from industry in order to more effectively detect potential fraud and improve administration and oversight.
This page includes USDA Foods Product Information Sheets for the "other" category of USDA Foods available in the household programs.
USDA’s authority to provide emergency assistance for its various disaster relief programs exists under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), Agriculture Secretary disaster designations, Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as well as other authorizing legislation. These authorities are identified in the various USDA program descriptions.
CSFP works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.