The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify requirements in the sale of processed end products through a commercial distributor under an "indirect discount" or "hybrid" sales system, in accordance with 7 CFR 250.30(e)(1)(ii), and in a modified form of such sales system previously approved by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), in accordance with 7 CFR 250.30(e)(1)(iii).
On July 1, 2006, FNS implemented Policy Memorandum FD-061: Inbound Cheese to Further Processors, in order to alleviate the administrative burden on processors and state distributing agencies (SDAs) in continually reallocating pounds to individual recipient agencies (RAs) based on the variation between the published target truck weight and the actual pounds delivered by the USDA vendor. This policy memorandum revises the original FD-061.
Measuring the Ambient Storage Temperature in a Transport Unit Containing Shell Eggs Packaged For The Ultimate Consumer
USDA Agriculture Marketing Service guidance for recipients electing to check the ambient temperature in a transport unit for shell eggs contracted for delivery under the USDA Commodity Purchase Program.
Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies
The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide guidance in ensuring compliance with requirements in Subpart D of 7 CFR Part 250 with respect to crediting for, and use of donated foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs).
FDD has received several complaints recently about dried fruit and grain products that became infested in storage. Therefore, it is imperative that dried fruit and grain products are distributed to the end user as soon as possible after receipt from the vendor to avoid problems with infestation.
This memo has been superseded by the July 16, 2021 memo, FD-40: Inventory Drawdown in USDA Foods Processing (Revised)
This policy memo addresses commodity book inventory reduction at further processors.