Resource | Policy Memos | FD-007
Sales of End Products through Commercial Distributors Indirect Discount and Net Off Invoice

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify requirements in the sale of processed end products through a commercial distributor under an "indirect discount" or "hybrid" sales system, in accordance with 7 CFR 250.30(e)(1)(ii), and in a modified form of such sales system previously approved by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), in accordance with 7 CFR 250.30(e)(1)(iii).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP07-2012
Allocation of Admin Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meal Patterns

This provision requires State agencies (SAs) to certify whether participating SFAs are in compliance with meal requirements and, therefore, eligible to receive performance-based cash assistance for each reimbursable lunch served (an additional six cents per lunch, adjusted annually, available beginning October 1, 2012).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-061
Inbound Cheese to Further Processors (Revised)

On July 1, 2006, FNS implemented Policy Memorandum FD-061: Inbound Cheese to Further Processors, in order to alleviate the administrative burden on processors and State Distributing Agencies (SDAs) in continually reallocating pounds to individual recipient agencies (RAs) based on the variation between the published target truck weight and the actual pounds delivered by the USDA vendor. This policy memorandum revises the original FD-061.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011
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.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP34 CACFP22 SFSP15-2011
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On March 29, 2011 the Food and Nutrition Service issued Child Nutrition policy memorandum SP25-2011, CACFP14-2011, SFSP09-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act). That memorandum provided State Agencies with a fact sheet of FAQs to support State administration of the CN programs such as administrative oversight, compliance, and technical assistance.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP25 CACFP14 SFSP09-2011
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: 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 SP 20-2011, CACFP 10-2011, SFSP 07-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Full Use of Federal Funds. That memorandum directed State agencies (SA) to sign an amendment to the Federal/State Agreement with FNS by March 31, 2011, acknowledging that each SA will abide by the requirements set forth in Section 361 of the Act, which amended Section 12(b) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA), 42 USC 1760(b).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds

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 Child Nutrition Programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP19 CACFP09 SFSP06-2011
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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-080
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).