Resource | Policy Memos | SP08 CACFP02 SFSP02-2019
Update of Food Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum informs stakeholders on the progress made by the Food and Nutrition Service in updating the food crediting system for all child nutrition programs (CNP), including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program. This is a first step by FNS towards improving the CNP crediting system to best address today’s evolving food and nutrition environment and meet the needs of those operating and benefiting from the CNPs.

Resource | Regulations
PART 220—School Breakfast Program

This part announces the policies and prescribes the regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended, which authorizes payments to the States to assist them to initiate, maintain, or expand nonprofit breakfast programs in schools.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP28 CACFP09 SFSP11-2016
FDA Requirements for Vending Machines

On December 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the final rule, Food Labeling; Calorie Labeling of Articles of Food in Vending Machines, in the Federal Register.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP36 CACFP17 SFSP19-2015
Voluntary Menu Labeling in the NSLP and SBP

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the final rule, Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments in the Federal Register (79 FR 71155) on December 1, 2014.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP27 CACFP09 SFSP12-2015
Administrative Review Process Regarding the Child Nutrition (CN) Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide State agencies and Child Nutrition Program operators, including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program, with additional information and clarification on the Administrative Review (AR) process regarding the:  1) Child Nutrition (CN) Label, 2) Watermarked CN Label, and 3) Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement (PFS).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP11v2 CACFP10 SFSP13-2015
CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify that a Child Nutrition (CN) Label copied with a marking referred to as a “watermark” is acceptable documentation for an Administrative Review.

Resource | Policy Memos
Standard Operating Procedure for Verification Services for Child Nutrition Labeled Products

The purpose of this instruction is to set forth a procedure for verification services used to determine product compliance for the Child Nutrition (CN) Labeling Program

Resource | Policy Memos
Appendix C to Part 210—Child Nutrition Labeling Program

Appendix C to Part 210—Child Nutrition Labeling Program

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to CN Labeling Program Account Manager

As of January 18, 2010, the operation of the Child Nutrition Label Program shifts from the USDA
Food and Nutrition Service to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Processed Products Branch.

Resource | Policy Memos
Implementation of Quality Control (QC) Monitoring for CN Labeling Program

All manufacturers participating in the CN Labeling Program are required to have an Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) or National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)-approved QC Program by October 1, 2009.