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Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers

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This has been superseded by SFSP 05-2017: Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers.

DATE: November 12, 2015
SUBJECT: Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers
TO: Regional Directors
Special Nutrition Programs
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 10-2014 Revised, Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers, Nov. 12, 2014. New and revised questions and links are indicated with a text box.

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.

Angela Kline
Director, Policy and Program Development Division
Child Nutrition Programs


Page updated: April 07, 2023

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.