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Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

EO Guidance Document #
FNS-GD-2019-0024
FNS Document #
FNS Instruction 709-5
Resource type
Guidance Documents
Instructions

This instruction establishes the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency (SDA), Indian Tribal Organization (ITO), or other consignee must follow in receiving shipments of USDA Foods, and conveys established responsibilities for other entities such as USDA Foods vendors and carriers.

03/13/2019

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.