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Resource | Waivers

WIC Infant Formula MMA Waiver Approval for Georgia

This letter is in response to February 25, 2022 correspondence from Georgia WIC requesting flexibility with regard to the MMA requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Food Safety Emergency Response Pocket Guide

The Food Safety Emergency Response Pocket Guide supports school nutrition professionals in their response to food safety emergencies caused by disasters and weather-related events.

Resource | Waivers

WIC Infant Formula MMA Waiver Approval for South Dakota

This letter is in response to the March 24, 2022 correspondence from South Dakota WIC requesting flexibility with regard to the maximum monthly allowance (MMA) requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

Resource | Notices

Information Collection: Produce Safety University Nomination and Course Evaluation

This collection is a new collection for notification of Produce Safety University annual training to state agencies and nomination of participants to attend Produce Safety University.

 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Database

This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.  

Resource | Policy Memos

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Produce Safety Resources

Resources available for PSU graduates.  

Resource | Webinars/Videos

What Went Right: Preparing Produce Part Two

These videos can be viewed as a set, or individually. First, watch the What Went Wrong video and identify incorrect food safety practices. Then, watch the corresponding What Went Right video and identify the correct practices. Answers can be found in the video activity answer key.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

What Went Right: Receiving Produce

These videos can be viewed as a set, or individually. First, watch the What Went Wrong video and identify incorrect food safety practices. Then, watch the corresponding What Went Right video and identify the correct practices. Answers can be found in the video activity answer key.
 

Resource | Webinars/Videos

What Went Wrong: Food Defense

These videos can be viewed as a set, or individually. First, watch the What Went Wrong video and identify incorrect food safety practices. Then, watch the corresponding What Went Right video and identify the correct practices. Answers can be found in the video activity answer key.