Resource | Rule
Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Policy Memos
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Handling Multiple Applications Submitted by the Same Household

The following clarification applies to multiple applications filed in any form during the initial month of application, whether paper or electronic.

Resource | Rule
WIC Vendor Cost Containment; Approval of Information Collection Request

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on October 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on November 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Rule
Final Rule: School Food Safety Program Based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Principles

This final rule implements a legislative provision which requires school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to develop a school food safety program for the preparation and service of school meals served to children.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-3
Transition Participation Reporting

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC State agency questions concerning reporting participation on the FNS-798 during the first quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2010.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - 120-Day Quality Control (QC) Variance Exclusion for Section 8 of the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

On November 19,2009, the Program Development Division issued guidance on how to implement Section 8 of that act requiring State agencies to exclude the $25 a week increased unemployment compensation payments from all calculation of resources and income.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP10-2010
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Targeted School Selection and Outreach Process

This memorandum provides clarification on the statutory requirements for selecting schools and reiterates information from the Sept. 29, 2009 FFVP webinar on the targeting and outreach process that states must conduct in order to select schools.

Resource | Rule
TEFAP: Amendments to Requirements Regarding the Submission of State Plans and Allowability of Certain Administrative Costs

This final rule amends regulations for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) by making State plans permanent, and by explicitly designating the processing of donated wild game as an allowable use of TEFAP administrative funds.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP06-2010
Expiring Income Eligibility Forms and Determining Claiming Percentages

It has come to our attention that there is uncertainty in determining when an income eligibility form has expired and when it needs to be excluded from claiming percentage calculations for CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos
Categorical Eligibility Questions and Answers

Attached are questions and answers from November 20, 2009,  December 15, 2009 and January 26, 2010 on the implementation of categorical eligibility and the reporting requirements for categorically eligible households. These questions are in response to inquiries from the States.