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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Available List for SY 2023

See what foods are available for your menus next school year!

Resource | Technical Assistance

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Database

This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.  

Resource | Technical Assistance

WBSCM General Information

General information and helpful tips are provided on utilizing the web based supply chain management system for FNS food assistance program operators.  

Resource | Recipes

USDA Foods in Schools Additional Resources

A compilation of resources for operators of USDA Foods in Schools and child nutrition programs.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0131

USDA Foods Program Disaster Manual

This manual contains important information for persons in FNS headquarters, FNS regional offices, and distributing agencies, which include state distributing agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations that are charged with the responsibility of providing USDA Foods to disaster relief organizations in the event of a disaster, emergency, or situation of distress.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Pilot Project for the Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables

The list contains the contact information for each state administering the unprocessed fruit and vegetable pilot, as well as the main USDA contacts.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2014-0045

Responding to Food Recall Procedures for Recalls of USDA Foods

This manual was developed to provide an overview of the recall process for USDA Foods with a focus on school meals programs.

Resource | Technical Assistance

USDA Foods Graphical Guidelines

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.