Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Food Delivery Systems

This final rule strengthens vendor management in retail food delivery systems by establishing mandatory selection criteria, training requirements, criteria to be used to identify high-risk vendors, and monitoring requirements, including compliance investigations. In addition, the rule strengthens food instrument accountability and sanctions for participants who violate program requirements.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: SFSP Implementation of Legislative Reforms

Program changes made by this rule  include easing restrictions on participation by private nonprofit organizations and food service management companies, streamlining rules for schools to encourage Program sponsorship, and reducing paperwork burdens for State agencies.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
Summer Food Service Program; 2001 Reimbursement Rates

This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children (SFSP). These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index and are required by the statute governing the Program. In addition, further adjustments are made to these rates to reflect the higher costs of providing meals in the States of Alaska and Hawaii, as authorized by the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998.

Resource | Notices
Food Stamp Program: Research Grants to Improve Food Stamp Program Access

The Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, announces a program of competitively awarded grants and cooperative agreements for research that will improve the administrative effectiveness of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) in delivering nutrition related benefits.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Clarification of PL 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

This final rule amends the regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to clarify one of the provisions required by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, enacted on August 22, 1996. 

Resource | Notices
TEFAP: Availability of Commodities for Fiscal Year 2001

This notice announces the surplus and purchased commodities that the Department expects to make available for donation to States for use in providing food assistance to the needy under the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2001.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Nondiscretionary Funding Modifications of PL 106-224

This final rule amends the WIC Program regulations to incorporate two nondiscretionary funding provisions mandated by the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000.

Resource | Direct Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Certification Integrity

The interim rule and this final rule implement three legislative requirements that affect the application and certification process for the WIC Program.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: FSP Noncitizen Eligibility, and Certification Provisions of PL 104-193, as Amended by PL 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185

This rule finalizes a proposed rule published February 29, 2000, amending Food Stamp Program (Program) regulations to implement several provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), and subsequent amendments to these provisions made by the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1996 (OCAA), the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA), and the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (AREERA).

Resource | Rules
CFR Correction: Food Distribution General Regulations and Policies

This notice corrects Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, parts 210 to 299.