Resource | Policy Memos | SP37-2008
30-Day Carryover and Delayed Implementation for Provision 2
Resource | Policy Memos | SP32-2008
Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance
Resource | Policy Memos | SP02-2009
Final Fluid Milk Substitution Rule

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued the final rule Fluid Milk Substitutions in the School Nutrition Program (73 FR 52903) on September 12, 2008, to implement a provision of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP39-2008
Responsibility to Request Food Safety Inspections

A number of schools nationwide are still having difficulty obtaining the two food safety inspections required by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004. Although the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) realizes that many of the difficulties schools face are beyond their control, we would like to stress that local program operators are responsible for requesting the food safety inspections from the public health department and documenting their efforts.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP29-2008
Cooperation with Federal Communications Commission’s E-Rate Audits

We have been asked to address the appropriateness of providing information to contractors auditing school districts’ receipt of funds under the FCC’s E-Rate fund.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP21-2008
Prototype Language for Return of Discounts, Rebates and Credits to School Food Authorities

In response to several requests and to assist SAs and SFAs in their compliance efforts, we are providing the following prototype contract language requiring the return of purchase incentives to SFAs.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP15-2008
Allowability of Procurement Fees in School Food Authority Contracts

This memorandum is intended to provide clarification of what is allowable, for contracts executed both prior to and after publication of the final rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP13-2008
Use of Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs

Since our January 22, 2007 memo “Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs,” SP-03-2007, we have received numerous questions regarding how they may be used in the School Meal Programs. The attached Questions and Answers (Q&As) are provided in response to these questions and as additional guidance in the use of vending machines.