Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0022
Reaffirming the Requirement that SFAs Comply with Federal Regulations Affecting Rebates, Discounts, and Other Applicable Credits in All Cost Reimbursable Contracts

This policy memorandum supersedes the previous version, as changes have been made to correct a regulatory citation and for clarification purposes. That said, this is a reminder to state agencies of the importance of ensuring compliance with the procurement requirements established in regulations affecting the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Special Milk Program which became effective on Nov. 30, 2007.

SP01-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0056
Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information

This memorandum responds to questions received from regional offices, state agencies and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) regarding applications for free and reduced price school meals that request the applicant to provide information that is not required for a student’s certification of eligibility for child nutrition programs.

SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0005
Eligibility of Expanded Learning Time Programs for Afterschool Snack Service in the NSLP and the CACFP

This memorandum continues to clarify eligibility requirements for afterschool programs for the afterschool snack components of the NSLP and CACFP.

SP04 CACFP01-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0050
Food Safety Inspections in Service-Only Sites Participating in the School Meals Programs

This memorandum satisfies GAO’s recommendations for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to issue more specific guidance to states and school districts regarding the applicability of the food safety inspections requirement in schools that do not prepare food, such as those that only serve pre-packaged meals or meals delivered from a central preparation location (referred to in this memorandum as service-only sites). 

SP45-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0038
Clarification on the Use of Offer vs. Serve and Family Style Meal Service

This memorandum clarifies use of offer versus serve (OVS) and family style meal service in institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and that serve meals prepared by school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP).

SP35 CACFP23-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0017
Cooperation with Program Research and Evaluation of Child Nutrition Programs

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Public Law 111-296, clarifies requirements for participation in evaluations and research in the child nutrition programs. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this provision

SP22 CACFP13 SFSP08-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0013
WIC Final Policy Memorandum #2011-01 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), PL 111-296, was enacted by the President on Dec. 13, 2010. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of Section 361 of the Act, Full Use of Federal Funds, in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0011
Privacy Protection and the Use of Social Security Numbers in Child Nutrition Programs

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Public Law 111-296, amends statutory requirements for collection of Social Security Numbers in all child nutrition programs. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this requirement.

SP19 CACFP09 SFSP06-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0007
Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide guidance in ensuring compliance with requirements in Subpart D of 7 CFR Part 250 with respect to crediting for, and use of donated foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs).

FD-080
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0021
Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On February 18, 2011, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued Child Nutrition (CN) memorandum SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Full Use of Federal Funds.

SP25 CACFP14 SFSP09-2011