Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs: State Agency Implementation Plan Template and Q&A Guidance
This memorandum announces the release of the state agency supplemental implementation plan templates for use in the Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs.
View the revised edition, now available.
Request for Additional WIC Flexibility in Response to the Impact of the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic on Nationwide Infant Formula Supply Chain Issues and 2022 Abbott Recall – WIC Vendor Formula Substitutions During a Transaction
This letter is in response to correspondence from WIC state agencies using offline Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) technology or paper food instruments, and requesting program flexibility from the WIC program federal requirements as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula, exempt infant formula, and WIC-eligible nutritionals on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula and exempt infant formula shortages.
Meal Requirements Under the NSLP & SBP: Q&A for Program Operators Updated to Support the Transitional Standards Effective July 1, 2022
These questions and answers provide guidance for recently published transitional standards for milk, whole grains and sodium.
FNS has used its authority under FFRCA to waive certain onsite monitoring requirements for the school meals programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program, so that programs can to maintain program integrity and support social distancing while providing meals.
This document is addressed to TEFAP state agencies and provides answers to common questions about TEFAP Farm to Food Bank projects, as authorized by The Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983.
Nationwide Waiver of the Annual Half Aggregate Monitoring Requirement in the Summer Food Service Program
FNS is waiving the requirement that the state agency annually review a number of sponsors whose program reimbursements, in the aggregate, account for at least one-half of the total program reimbursements in the state in the previous year.
This memorandum applies to state agencies administering the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program. This document details further instructions and administrative procedures for participation in the reimbursement program established in Sec. 722 of the Act, which makes funding available via state agencies to program operators for the purposes of covering emergency operating costs incurred during the public health emergency
This memorandum includes questions and answers intended to provide clarification on the operation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during implementation of alternative child nutrition program operations throughout school year 2021-22 due to the continued novel coronavirus public health emergency.
This memorandum includes questions and answers intended to provide clarification to state agencies and program operators that participate or intend to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision during regular National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program operations.