Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0072
Allocation of Administrative Funds for State Costs of Implementation of New Meal Patterns

This provision requires state agencies 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 Oct. 1, 2012).

SP07-2012
Resource | Posters
MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster

This poster shows how to make a student’s tray and/or plate half fruits and vegetables at school, eating out, and at home. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find this poster helps students visually understand how to make half their plate fruits and vegetables.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
USDA Food Patterns

The USDA Food Patterns were developed to help individuals carry out Dietary Guidelines recommendations.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0021
Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On February 18, 2011, FNS issued child nutrition memorandum SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Full Use of Federal Funds.

SP25 CACFP14 SFSP09-2011
Resource | Report
Supplemental Information Related to the Report - Resource 2: Implications of Food Allergens and a Safe Food Supply

Article by Roger Clemens, DrPH, Chair, Food Safety & Technology Subcommittee of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.