Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Produce Safety University Background Information

This resource includes background information, including what PSU is, who can attend PSU, when and where PSU is held, and what the impact of PSU is. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Produce Safety University's Impact

Produce Safety University, or PSU, is a train-the-trainer immersion course for school nutrition professionals with knowledge and tools to respond to food safety concerns in real-life situations. 

Resource | Infographics
The Thrifty Food Plan Re-Evaluation

Congress directed USDA to re-evaluate the Thrifty Food Plan based on “current food prices, food composition data, consumption patterns, and dietary guidance.”  The 2021 TFP reflects the latest available data and is designed to meet the needs of low-income Americans in a cost-conscious way.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Food Safety Resources

The FNS Office of Food Safety develops education, instruction and technical assistance resources for individuals working in federally funded nutrition assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program. Many of these resources are created in partnership with the Institute of Child Nutrition.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Produce Safety Videos and Webinars

For more produce safety training videos visit https://theicn.org/icn-resources-a-z/produce-safety/ and check out “The Produce Lab Videos” featuring Chef Cyndie and Tom Schwartz discussing some of the culinary techniques, good agricultural practices, and quality and condition skills taught at Produce Safety University.

Resource | Fact Sheets
USDA Foods General Recommendations: Handwashing, Cleaning, and Disinfecting for Household Program Operators

These handouts provide general recommendations on handwashing, cleaning, and disinfecting, to operators of USDA Foods household programs including CSFP, TEFAP, and FDPIR. 

Resource | Nutrition Education
MyPlate

Celebrate MyPlate’s birthday by sharing MyPlate resources with students, families, and peers.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Best Practices to Safely Handle and Store USDA Foods at Home

A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Food Safety COVID-19 Resources

Learn more about COVID-19 food safety resources available to FNS program operators including new resources for school nutrition professionals from the Institute of Child Nutrition. 

Resource | Nutrition Education
Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 was released on December 29, 2020. These are the 9th edition of the Dietary Guidelines.