Resource | Policy Memos | FD-012
Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance

The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-398) requires the Department of Defense (DoD) to pay certain low-income service members and their families a family subsistence allowance of up to $500 per month so they will not have to rely on food stamps.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-008
Establishing Processor Inventory Weight for Random Weight Commodities

Issue: USDA purchases a number of commodities such as cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, and turkeys in random weight units. These items can be identified in the Food Distribution Commodity file by the absence of numbers under the heading "average gross pack weight.” or with a “1.00” under the heading "net pack weight."

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-004
Procedures for Accounting for Rework

This memorandum establishes the procedure for accounting for rework in the further processing of donated foods.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-005
Procedures for Reimbursing Offshore Transportation Costs of Processed Foods

This memorandum establishes the policy and procedures to compensate offshore destinations for the marine shipping costs associated with further processed end products. Offshore destinations are defined as those State agencies that are not located in the 48 contiguous United States.