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Additional Guidance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Second Interim Rule

In September and October 2004, the Food and Nutrition Service conducted conference calls to answer questions from State agency staff about implementation of the second interim rule entitled, Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity. The attached guidance provides information to help CACFP staff build a stronger understanding of the rule’s requirements.

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Bonding in National Master Processing Agreements

Beginning in 2000, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) began conducting a demonstration project, known as the National Master Processing Agreements (NMPA), under which USDA Food and Nutrition Service arranges for national processing of federally donated foods (DF).

Resource | Policy Memos
Simplified Summer Food Program: SFSP Memorandum #01-05

This memorandum provides follow up information to my letter dated July 1, 2004, sent to the SFSP director of each State agency that is eligible to participate in the Simplified Summer Food Program beginning January 1, 2005.

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Letter to Child Care Provider

Letter to Child Care Provider regarding participation in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos
CACFP 01-2005: Use of Enrollment Data for Establishing Claiming Percentages and Determining the Eligibility of Proprietary Centers

There are several instances in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations where the definition of an enrolled child/program participant is critical to the appropriate application of Program requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos
Clarification on Acceptable Infant Formulas

This memorandum is in response to questions raised by the Connecticut State agency regarding acceptable infant formulas.

Resource | Policy Memos
Procurement and Service of Whole Grain Products

Eating whole grain products has long been advocated by health and nutrition experts. We encourage school food
authorities to inquire about the availability of whole grain products when developing product specifications and making their procurement plans next year.

Resource | Policy Memos
School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

Regarding awarding contracts, State agencies are advised to carefully review school district to ensure they are in compliance with federal regulations and take appropriate actions.

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Allowability of Cost for Directors and Officers Insurance in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum addresses the allowability of “Directors and Officers” (D&O) insurance as an administrative cost in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos
Overpayments in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo CACFP 4

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-265) amended the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (Act) to increase the disregard threshold for overpayments to child or adult care institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) if the total overpayment to the institution for the fiscal year does not exceed an amount that is consistent with the disregards allowed in other programs under the Act.