Resource | Policy Memos | SP01-2015
Collaboration with SFAs in Conducting Administrative Reviews and Assessing Compliance with Smart Snacks in Schools

FNS recently released updates to the Administrative Review Manual and related tools and forms for School Year (SY) 2014-2015. FNS will also issue necessary updates to the Coordinated Review Effort (CRE) Procedures Manual, forms, and instructions, for those states opting to continue with the CRE process in SY 2014-2015.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP53-2014
Transition of Foods and Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value to Smart Snacks in School Standards

This memorandum is to inform you that all Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value exemptions will end on June 30, 2014. Therefore, the attached list, Exemptions Under the Competitive Foods Regulation will become obsolete on July 1, 2014. Beginning July, 1, 2014, the interim final rule for Smart Snacks in School (Smart Snacks) will go into effect for School Year 2014-2015. Therefore, any competitive foods and beverages must meet the nutrition standards specified in the interim final rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP23-2014v3
Q&As Related to the “Smart Snacks” Interim Final Rule

This is the third in a series of Questions and Answers related to the interim final rule titled, “National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010”.