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Resource | Policy Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers (Revised September 2023)

This memorandum provides updated guidance on feeding infants and the infant meal pattern requirements. This revision incorporates updated breastmilk storage recommendations, infant formula food safety considerations, and information on crediting grains in ounce equivalents.

CACFP 11-2023
Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Improvements to Federal Financial Accounting

This communication is intended to provide states with information about a change in the FNS accounting process for obligating SNAP funds.

Resource | Policy Memos FD-154: TEFAP, CSFP - Cancellation of Policy Memoranda FD-138 and FD-141

In order to update and streamline policy guidance for CSFP and TEFAP, FNS is cancelling Policy Memoranda FD-138 and FD-141.

Resource | Policy Memos Oversight of Infant Formula Purchase Requirements in WIC

FNS is communicating the following guidance to remind WIC state agencies and WIC authorized vendors of our ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of infant formula purchased in the WIC program, and to prevent stolen infant formula from being purchased with WIC benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos TEFAP – State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 24 Farm to Food Bank Projects

The purpose of this memo is to allocate funding for Farm to Food Bank Projects in FY 2024.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 – Questions & Answers #2

FNS is issuing this second set of questions and answers in response to inquiries received from SNAP state agencies concerning implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023.

Resource | Policy Initial Implementation Memo: Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule

This memorandum provides initial implementation guidance for the Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule. This memorandum applies to state agencies administering and school food authorities, institutions and sponsors implementing the NSLP, SBP, CACFP, and SFSP.

Resource | Policy Memos Fourth Allocation of Supply Chain Assistance Funds to Alleviate Supply Chain Disruptions in the School Meals Programs

Notice of funding availability, fourth allocation of supply chain assistance funds to alleviate supply chain disruptions in the school meal programs.

SP 19-2023
Resource | Policy Memos FY 2023 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs – Notice of Funding Availability

This Notice of Funding Availability announces the distribution of $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments to the SNAP maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2023.

Page updated: October 14, 2021