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School Meal Applications and Direct Certification During the Operation of Provision 2 and Provision 3

We have received several inquiries regarding the collection of eligibility information during a Provision 2 or Provision 3 cycle.

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Letter to CACFP State Directors

Public Law 106-224, the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (ARPA), made a significant change to the procedures involved in terminating the participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) of an institution or a day care home determined to be seriously deficient. Specifically, these new procedures will require a change in the effective date of the termination and the flow of CACFP funds prior to the termination.

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Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Apparently, there are still some state agencies and sponsoring organizations which believe that section 243(b)(2) of the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (APRA) made substantive changes to the current monitoring requirements for sponsoring organizations set forth at Section 236.16(d)(4) of the regulation. The purpose of this memorandum is to reiterate the information provided to you earlier.

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Implementing Statutory Changes to theCACFP Mandated by the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (PL 106-224)

This memorandum provides guidance for States agencies to implement the statutory changes mandated by PL 106-224, which was signed into law by the President on June 20, 2000.

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Categorical Eligibility of Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce Investment Act Participants in the SFSP

This memorandum permits sponsors to consider children 18 years of age and younger who participate in the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program as categorically eligible for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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Authority for Sponsors to Combine Claims for Reimbursement

This memorandum is intended to extend section 225.9(d)(3) of the regulations which requires sponsors that operate the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for less than 10 days in their final month of operations to consolidate those days with the immediate prior months’ claim for reimbursement.

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Licensing/Approval in Family and Group Day Care Homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

This memorandum provides flexibility to State agencies and sponsoring organizations of family day care homes in approving homes for CACFP participation under these circumstances.

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Issues Related to Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

We know that dietary needs during an infant’s first year of life are individually prescribed and more complicated than those for toddlers and older children. Recent changes in the requirements for infant meal service have raised questions regarding reimbursable meals and snacks for infants in CACFP. This memorandum has been superseded by CACFP 14-2015: Infant Feeding in the CACFP, April 10, 2015.

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State Agency (SA) Oversight of Food Safety Inspections

This document clarifies SA’s oversight responsibilities for food safety inspections under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP).

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Categorical Eligibility of Pre-Kindergarten Even Start Participants for Free Meal Benefits

This memorandum extends this categorical eligibility provision to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the School Breakfast Program (SBP), the Special Milk Program (SMP) for Children (SMP), and closed enrolled sites in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).