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

The purpose of this instruction is to establish the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency must follow in order to ensure that restitution is made for the loss of donated foods, or for the loss or improper use of funds provided for, or accruing from, the distribution of donated foods.

Resource | Policy Memos
Title I Agricultural Programs (PL 111-80)

PL 111-80

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-108
Waiver of Requirements for State Distributing Agency Submission of Information from Monthly Performance Reports

This policy memorandum waives current requirements, in 7 CFR 250.30(n)(4) and 7 CFR 250.30(0)(1), for the State distributing agency to submit to the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) the annual reconciliation report (i.e., the last monthly performance report submitted by processors for the contract year) and the inventory summary portion of processors' monthly performance reports for the last month of each quarter of the fiscal year.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-053, FD-071, FD-105
Setting aside the Commodity Acceptability Reporting Requirement

In an effort to reduce reporting burden, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is setting aside the requirement in 7 CFR 250.13(k) that the distributing agency submit a commodity acceptability report (form FNS-663) to FNS, utilizing information collected from recipient agencies in the National School Lunch Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Commodity Supplemental Food program, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, and the Nutrition Services Incentive Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-101
Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund Payments

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (PL 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of PL 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veteran Affairs to provide one time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible individuals.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-067
School Food Authorities Acting as a Collective Unit in the Control and Use of Donated Foods (Revised)

This memorandum clarifies the requirements and options for School Food Authorities (SFAs) acting as a collective unit (including school co-ops or consortia) in performing activities relating to donated foods. It also clarifies the requirements for the distributing agency with respect to such SFAs.