Use a food thermometer to check for the safe minimum internal temperature.
The USDA Foods Nutrition Education Resource Library provides program-specific, nutrition education resources for FDPIR administering agencies.
FDPIR administering agencies are responsible for providing nutrition education to participants. Federal administrative funding is available for these activities, which can include individual nutrition counseling, cooking demonstrations, nutrition classes, and the dissemination of information on how USDA Foods may be used to contribute to a nutritious diet.
This gallery features links to outside organizations that provide programming, funding, or resources specifically tailored to ITOs. These organizations often link to additional resources and can be a source to help identify partners for future nutrition-related projects or initiatives.
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Sharing Gallery is a source of inspiration and sharing of nutrition education materials, recipes, photos, news, grant opportunities, and other resources for Tribes participating in FDPIR.
This gallery features nutrition related grant opportunities that ITOs and FDPIR program operators may be eligible to apply for. Grants are a great way to secure funding to pursue specific nutrition-related projects and initiatives.
This gallery contains cookbooks and recipes that specifically target participants of FDPIR. Resources come from including ITOs, non-profit organizations, and the USDA. Cookbooks and recipes can be used to provide participants with ideas on how to utilize foods found in their FDPIR food package.
A collection of tip sheets for FDPIR program operators and nutrition educators providing information on how to use the resources in the FDPIR Sharing Gallery for nutrition education.
This gallery contains video resources such as cooking demonstrations from government agencies, non-profits, and ITOs. These videos can be used as part of a larger training or presentation or to provide inspiration and ideas to FDPIR program participants.
The sharing gallery is a source of inspiration and sharing of nutrition education materials, recipes, photos, news, grant opportunities, and other resources for ITOs participating in FDPIR.