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Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers - Revised

FNS Document #
SFSP 05-2017
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Policy Memos
Guidance Documents
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DATE:December 1, 2016 (revised Dec. 1, 2023)
SUBJECT:Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers - Revised
TO:Regional Directors
All Regions
State Directors
Child Nutrition Programs
All States

This guidance updates previously issued Questions and Answers to clarify Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) requirements, as found in 7 CFR Part 225, FNS Instruction 796-4, and other official federal program guidance. It supersedes SFSP 05-2017, Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers, (Sept. 28, 2023).

State agencies are reminded to distribute this information to program operators immediately. Program operators should direct any questions regarding this memorandum to the appropriate state agency. State agency contact information is available at State agencies should direct questions to the appropriate FNS regional office.


J. Kevin Maskornick
Community Meals Policy Division


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