Resource | Fact Sheets
USDA Foods During Disaster

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) supplies USDA Foods to disaster relief organizations such as the Red Cross and the Salvation Army for congregate feeding or househole distribution.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-131
Questions and Answers: Use of SAE Funds and SAE Reallocation Funds in the Food Distribution Program for Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum clarifies the uses of State Administrative Expense (SAE) funds for administrative and other expenses incurred in the Food Distribution Program for Child Nutrition Programs (USDA Foods in Schools).

Resource | Fact Sheets
SY13 Average Price Explanation

Annually, FDD prices its USDA Foods based on last purchased price (LPP). The LPP is the last price per pound paid prior to November 15th. This price is then used on National Processors’ Summary End Product Data Schedules (SEPDS) as a basis for rebating or discounting finished product prices for USDA Foods. A proposal was made for FNS to use an average value to establish the rebate and discount value for USDA Foods. After an extensive analysis it was determined that establishing an average value for USDA Foods will result in a more favorable return to recipients

Resource | Handbooks
Measuring the Ambient Storage Temperature in a Transport Unit Containing Shell Eggs Packaged For The Ultimate Consumer

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.

Resource | Policy Memos
Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency (FNS - Instruction 410-1)

Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency (FNS - Instruction 410-1)

Resource | Fact Sheets
Talking Points on USDA and School Meal Safety
Resource | Policy
USDA Foods Graphical Guidelines

The USDA Foods mark may be used by those administering the nutrition assistance programs supported by USDA Foods. These programs are: the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP), Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).