Resource | Policy Memos | 2015-6
Promising Practices in WIC Food Cost Containment

This Policy Memorandum is being issued in response to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 audit by USDA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), State Agencies’ Food Costs for the Food and Nutrition Service’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Audit #27004-0001-22).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2015-1
Sale of Safeway to AB Acquisition

This policy memorandum provides guidance to State agencies on authorization of vendors impacted by the sale of Safeway, Inc. (Safeway) to AB Acquisition, LLC (Albertsons).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-133
School Food Authorities Purchasing Produce from Department of Defense Vendors using Section 4 and 11 FFVP Funds

This memorandum clarifies how School Food Authorities (SFAs) may use funds provided under Sections 4 and 11 or 19 of the National School Lunch Act (NSLA), 42 U.S.C. 1751, to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (DoD Fresh) vendors.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-3
Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons

WIC Policy Memo #2014-3-Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP17-2014
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.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP10-2009
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 (SFA) or the vendor.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2006-6
Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule Clarification

WIC Policy Memo #2006-6. This policy memorandum updates the guidance provided in Final WIC Policy Memorandum #2006-4, dated January 11, 2006, regarding the implementation of the WIC Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule, published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2005, at 70 FR 71708.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2006-4
WPM #2006-4: Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule

This policy memorandum supplements the guidance provided to state agencies on Jan. 4, 2006, regarding the significance of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued on Dec. 29, 2005, by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, for the implementation of the WIC Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule, published in the Federal Register on Nov. 29, 2005, at 70 FR 71708.