Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
USDA/USDC Authorized Labels and Manufacturers

CN numbers that appear on the valid list apply to the CN logo and crediting statement only. It is the manufacturer's responsibility to ensure that the product label meets all over federal labeling requirements.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Food Manufacturers/Industry

CN Labeling policies and procedures are provided here (QC requirements and compliance, reviews, program manuals, tips for submitting CN Labels, and the manufacturer's product formulation statement).

Resource | FAQs/Q&As
Copying Federally Inspected Product Labels for Bidding Process - FAQs

The watermark, is to be applied to all CN contribution statements not supported by product specific documentation and to CN product labels that are distributed without Federally inspected and packaged product.  According to the FSIS policy book, all USDA inspection legends are prohibited from use on anything except actual product or pictures of actual product regardless of the intended use of the product.  For CN Labeling Program purposes, this applies to all Federal (USDA & USDC) inspection legends.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
FNS Meal Programs

CN labels

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
General Background

CN Labeling Program

Resource | Fact Sheets
Reviewer’s Checklist for Evaluating Manufacturer Product Formulation Statements (Product Analysis) for Meat/Meat Alternate (M/MA) Products

Reviewer’s Checklist for Evaluating Manufacturer Product Formulation Statements (Product Analysis) for Meat/Meat Alternate (M/MA) Products

Resource | Info Sheets
CN Plant Monitoring Review Checklist

CN Plant Monitoring Review Checklist

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Departments of Agriculture and Commerce (USDA and USDC) Authorized Manufacturers of Child Nutrition (CN) Labeled Products

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has published a list of manufacturers that have met the Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Quality Control Program requirements for the CN Labeling Program.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

MOU - FNS, AMS, FSIS, AND NMFS.