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USDA Foods Processing Program: Tips on How to Efficiently and Effectively Utilize USDA Foods Diverted to Processors
This webinar provided an overview of the USDA Foods Processing program and shared some tips on how to effectively manage USDA Foods diverted to processors.
This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.
General information and helpful tips are provided on utilizing the web based supply chain management system for FNS food assistance program operators.
Federal regulations require that all sponsor applications be submitted to the state agency by June 15th. States may establish earlier annual deadlines, but are encouraged to work with sponsors wishing to apply after the state’s earlier deadline.
A compilation of resources for operators of USDA Foods in Schools and child nutrition programs.
The list contains the contact information for each state administering the unprocessed fruit and vegetable pilot, as well as the main USDA contacts.
The Action Guide is intended to help you coordinate all aspects of food safety to create a culture of food safety. Think of it as an umbrella that covers many important areas of food safety that need to be considered when serving food in schools. The Action Guide identifies Federal food safety requirements that schools are required to meet, as well as other important areas that should be addressed to have a top-notch food safety program. The Action Guide also identifies the roles that others (e.g., teachers, parents, school nurses) in the school community play in the school’s food safety efforts.
Comparison of Programs: SFSP/NSLP/Seamless Option
This document provides information about the proper use of the USDA Foods service mark to present a consistent image for USDA Foods, strengthen the program’s identity, and reinforce the program’s messages.