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Office of Community Food Systems Fact Sheet - Food Safety Modernization Act: Questions and Answers

The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 allows the Food and Drug Administration to better protect the public health by strengthening the food system from Farm to Table.  This document addresses common questions regarding the impact of the Act on school gardens and other similar small producers commonly used as sources for local food.

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Community Food Systems Fact Sheet - Facts About Food Safety

A fact sheet developed by the Office of Community Food Systems addressing common food safety issues raised when working with school gardens or other locally sourced food.

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USDA Foods Expected to be Available

This page contains links to USDA Foods that are available or expected to be made available to participants in each of the food distribution programs.

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School Lunch and Breakfast Sodium Limits and Timeline

National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program sodium limits and timeline

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National School Lunch Program Meal Pattern Chart

Meal pattern chart for the National School Lunch Program

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USDA Foods Available List for CSFP

USDA Foods Available List for The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) 2020. 

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USDA Foods in Schools Foods Product Information Sheets - Meat/Meat Alternates

USDA Foods in Schools Foods Product Information Sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for meat/meat alternates. 

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Household Programs USDA Foods Product Information Sheets: Grains

This page contains links to the Household Programs USDA Foods Product Information Sheets in the Grains Food Group. 

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Household Programs USDA Foods Product Information Sheets: Fruits

This page includes links to all the Household USDA Foods Product Information Sheets for the Fruits food group. 

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Household Programs USDA Foods Product Information Sheets: Dairy

This page includes links to all the Household USDA Foods Product Information Sheets for the Dairy food group.