Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0010
Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration

This memorandum provides guidance and clarification regarding individual income eligibility determinations and durations in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

CACFP06 SFSP08-2012
Resource | Fact Sheets
Athletic Programs and Afterschool Meal Service

This paper provides some explanation and direction for state agencies and School Food Authorities to use in discussions on providing afterschool meals and snacks to students participating in athletic programs.

Resource | Fact Sheets
Calories in School Meals

This paper provides some explanation and direction for state agencies and School Food Authorities to use in the discussions on the new calorie maximum as well as some tips to improve acceptance of school meals.

Resource | Infographics
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

HHFKA - Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0062
Offering School Food Authorities the Required Value and Variety of USDA Foods, and Efficient and Cost-Effective Distribution

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide direction and guidance to State Distributing Agencies (SDAs) in order to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and to make certain that all school food authorities (SFAs) receive their planned assistance level and maximize their use of USDA Foods to meet the nutrition standards in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0025
Formulated Grain Fruit Products

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) published, “Nutrition Standards for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs” on January 26, 2012. This final rule removes Section I. Formulated Grain-Fruit Products from Appendix A to Part 220 –Alternate Foods for Meals.

SP26-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0037
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Fees in FSMC Contracts

This memo is written in response to a number of concerns brought to our attention by state agencies regarding school food authorities in contracts with food service management companies that allow the FSMC to charge a fixed fee to the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

SP33-2012
Resource | Technical Assistance
New Meal Pattern Requirements and Nutrition Standards

New Meal Pattern Requirements and Nutrition Standards for NSLP and SBP.

Resource | Toolkits
CombinedToolkit_Administrators_Foodservice_091212

CombinedToolkit_Administrators_Foodservice_091212

Resource | Technical Assistance
Extended Schedule Certification Worksheets

Lunch Worksheets