Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: SBP Severe Need Assistance

This rule amends the School Breakfast Program (SBP) regulations to eliminate the requirement that a school's costs exceed the rate of reimbursement as a criterion for receiving the higher severe need funding available in the SBP.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: CACFP Permanent Agreements for Day Care Home Providers; Confirmation of Effective Date

The provisions of the final rule entitled Permanent Agreements for Day Care Home Providers published on June 15, 2005 at 70 FR 34630 could not become effective until approval of the associated information collection requirements by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Those requirements were cleared by OMB on August 18, 2005 under OMB Control Number 0584-0055.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: Marketing and Sale of Fluid Milk in Schools

This interim rule implements legislative provisions to prohibit direct or indirect restrictions on the sale or marketing of fluid milk on school premises or at school-sponsored events, at any time or in any place, in schools participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: CACFP Increasing the Duration of Tiering Determinations for Day Care Homes; Confirmation of Effective Date

The provisions of the final rule entitled, Child and Adult Care Food Program: Increasing the Duration of Tiering Determinations for Day Care Homes, published on February 22, 2005, at 70 FR 8501, could not become effective until approval of the associated information collection requirements by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Those requirements were cleared by OMB on August 18, 2005 under OMB Control Number 0584-0055. This document announces the effective date of the provisions contained in the originally-published rule.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: School Food Safety Inspections - Confirmation of Effective Date

The provisions of the interim rule entitled School Food Safety Inspections published on June 15, 2005, at 70 FR 34627, could not become effective until approval of the associated information collection requirements by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Those requirements were cleared by OMB on August 26, 2005 under OMB Control Number 0584-0006. This document announces the effective date of the information collection provisions contained in the originally-published rule.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: CSFP Plain Language, Program Accountability, and Program Flexibility

This final rule rewrites the regulations for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) in “plain language” to help program operators and the general public better understand program requirements.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: For-Profit Center Participation in the CACFP

This rule adds a provision to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations that authorizes for-profit centers providing child care or outside-school-hours care to participate based on the income eligibility of 25 percent of children in care for free or reduced price meals.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: School Food Safety Inspections

This interim rule reflects amendments made by section 111 of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 which require schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to increase the number of food safety inspections from the one inspection currently required to two inspections per year; to post the most recent inspection report in a visible location; and to release a copy of the report to members of the public upon request.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: CACFP Permanent Agreements for Day Care Home Providers

This final rule amends the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations to implement a provision of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 which stipulates that the agreement between a sponsoring organization and family or group day care home participating in the CACFP is permanent and remains in effect until terminated by either party.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Regulations

This proposed rule implements the provision of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 that gives the Department of Agriculture the authority to promulgate regulations for the operation and administration of the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP).