Resource | Policy Memos | 2007-5
WIC Program Response to a Human Pandemic
Resource | Policy Memos | SP10 CAFP07 SFSP06-2007
Update on Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs

We have received numerous questions regarding the electronic transfer of information in the administration of state-administered federal programs. This memo updates the October 2, 2001 policy memo regarding electronic transactions in child nutrition programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP04-2007
Scanned Income Applications

There have been multiple questions concerning software programs that scan free or reduced price applications but only capture income as whole dollar amounts.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP03-2008
Alternate Menu Planning Approaches – Calorie and Nutrient Standards

This memorandum clarifies the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) policy regarding the calorie and nutrient requirements for meals planned using alternate menu planning approaches.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP03-2007
Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is aware that there is a growing interest among school food authorities (SFA) on the use of vending machines in the school meals programs. The following material is intended to provide interim guidance for SFAs that are considering whether a meal vending machine could be successfully incorporated into their National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-070
Implementation of Modifications to the TEFAP Allocation Formula

The purpose of this memorandum is to announce the implementation, effective December 15, 2007, of the modifications to the TEFAP allocation formula that we proposed in the Federal Register notice published on October 24, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP05-2008
Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

This memo clarifies how the food safety inspection requirement is to be carried out by program operators on military bases, Indian reservations and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2008-1
Final Closeout Reports for Fiscal Year 2007

SFMNP Policy Memo #2008-1. State agencies operating the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) in fiscal year (FY) 2007 will be expected to provide final financial and program reports by January 31, 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-069
Eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP01-2008
Facility Applications and Agreements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

In response to a recommendation of the CACFP Paperwork Reduction Work Group, we are issuing this memorandum to re-state previous guidance on facility applications and agreements.