Resource | Policy Memos
CSFP: Delayed Implementation of Revised Food Package Maximum Monthly Distribution Rates

On Feb. 22, 2019, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced the implementation of significant revisions to the CSFP’s Maximum Monthly Distribution Rates. These revised Distribution Rates were scheduled to go into effect on Nov. 1, 2019. However, due to USDA Food purchasing shortfalls and delivery delays, FNS is delaying the implementation date of the revised Distribution Rates. The revised Distribution Rates will now go into effect on Feb. 1, 2020.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-041
Distribution of TEFAP Foods to Children (Revised)

This memorandum provides guidance on the distribution of USDA Foods under TEFAP to children through Kids Cafe, Backpack, or similar programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-079
Retroactive Food Package Distributions (Revised)

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify FNS policy regarding CSFP retroactive food package distributions. This memorandum was revised on May 4, 2016. 

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-6
WIC Food Package Rule: Implementation of Lowfat (1 percent) and Nonfat Milks Provision

This memorandum clarifies effective and implementation dates for the lowfat (1 percent) and nonfat milks provision and expectations related to implementation.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-2
Issuance of Infant Food in the WIC Food Package

This memo responds to request from State agencies that administer WIC for clarification on the issuance option for infant foods in the WIC food packages, including the Federal WIC requirement at 7 CFR 246.10(b) that authorized rounding to the next whole container of infant food (infant cereal, fruits, vegetables, and meat).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-1A
Clarification on Medical Documentation for Infant Formula Issued in Food Packages I and II

This policy memorandum is an addendum to WIC Policy Memorandum #2014-1, Changes to Abbott Infant Formula Product Line, issued on December 4, 2013. Several WIC State agencies have requested clarification on the medical documentation requirements for infant formula issued in Food Packages I and II. Therefore, this policy memorandum provides the requested clarification.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-1
Changes to Abbott Infant Formula Product Line

The purpose of this memorandum is to remind state agencies that administer the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) of the federal WIC statutory and regulatory requirements for the authorization, issuance and rebate of infant formula in the WIC food packages.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-117
Replacement of USDA Foods Destroyed Due to a Household Misfortune

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on replacement of USDA Foods Destroyed due to a household misfortune.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-094
Cancellation of Policy Memoranda FD-063, Household Eligibility Determinations for Disaster or Emergency Evacuees Residing with a Host Family, and FD-072, FDPIR Households Displaced During a Disaster

Policy Memoranda FD-063, Household Eligibility Determinations for Disaster or Emergency Evacuees Residing with a Host Family (dated December 4, 2006), and FD-072, FDPIR Households Displaced During a Disaster (dated February 19, 2008), are cancelled. The guidance provided by these Policy Memoranda has been consolidated and clarified in Policy Memorandum FD-093, Questions and Answers about Disaster Policies and Procedures.