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Resource | Webinars/Videos

Everything You Need to Know about GS1 GDSN! Accessing Nutrient, Allergen and Ingredient Information for USDA Foods in Schools

This webinar is intended for states and school districts that serve direct delivered USDA Foods for child nutrition programs.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

Integrity Features of a Web-based School Meal Application

This webinar details guidance and best practices for incorporating integrity-oriented design features into web-based school meal applications. 

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Review of Child Nutrition Data and Analysis for Program Management

This is a new collection to review and document state and school food authority National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs Management Information Systems in order to provide FNS with a baseline assessment of the MIS system and to inform FNS regarding how states and SFAs use data systems beyond fulfilling FNS reporting requirements.

Resource | Comment Request

Request for Information: Software Vendors of State and Local Management Information Systems and Other Technology Solutions for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

This is a request for information from Management Information Systems software and hardware vendors and developers to learn about the functionality of state and school food authority National School Lunch and School Breakfast program data management information systems. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0054

Procurement Standards and Resource Management Requirements Related to Franchise Agreements

FNS is aware that school food authorities and program operators may be operating NSLP, SBP, and other child nutrition programs, in a way that includes offering reimbursable meals and non-program foods (a la carte sales, catering, adult meals, etc.) using foods from popular franchise restaurants through a franchise agreement.

SP03 CACFP03 SFSP03-2016
Resource | Notices

Request for Information: Software Vendors of State and Local Management Information Systems and Other Technology Solutions for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

This is a request for information from Management Information Systems software and hardware vendors and developers  to learn about the functionality of state and school food authority NSLP and SBP data management information systems.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0005

Discretionary Elimination of Reduced Price Charges in the School Meal Programs

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify for state and local operators of the school meal programs the permissible use of funds from the nonprofit school food service account to lower or eliminate reduced price student meal charges.

SP17-2014
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0005

Economic Price Adjustments in Vendor Contracts

Today’s unpredictable economy has made it important to consider accounting for the fluctuating costs of goods and services that are beyond the control of either the school food authority or the vendor.

SP10-2009