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Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency

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FNS Document #
FNS Instruction 410-1 Rev. 2
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Guidance Documents
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The purpose of this instruction is to establish the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency must follow in order to ensure that restitution is made for the loss of donated foods, or for the loss or improper use of funds provided for, or accruing from, the distribution of donated foods. The instruction includes the responsibility of the distributing agency in making claim determinations and pursuing other claim actions against parties responsible for such losses. It also includes the procedures that the distributing agency must follow to prevent future losses.

Page updated: June 12, 2024

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.