USDA is issuing this interim final rule to strengthen and improve the integrity and accuracy of the SNAP Quality Control system by codifying statutory requirements enacted by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 that was signed into law on Dec. 20, 2018.
This collection is a revision of the currently approved collection for the WIC Nutrition Assessment and Tailoring Study (WIC NATS). The revision adds data collection from in-person site visits, where the data collection activities planned for the currently approved remote site visits will be replicated for use with 30 WIC clinic sites for in-person site visits once WIC clinic sites safely resume in-person operations.
Request for Information: Buy American in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program
This is a request for information from stakeholders, including local operators, state administrators, industry and producers, about the Buy American provision in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. The programs play a critical role in ensuring that America's children have access to nutritious food they need to learn and succeed in the classroom, in addition to supporting American agriculture, and small, minority, and women's businesses and agricultural producers.
Information Collection: Fourth Access, Participation, Eligibility and Certification Study Series (APEC IV)
This collection is a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired for the fourth Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification study series (APEC IV).
This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2022 for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
SNAP 2008 Farm Bill Provisions on Clarification of Split Issuance; Accrual of Benefits and Definition Changes
This interim final rule delays the implementation date of certain provisions of the final rule entitled, “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): 2008 Farm Bill Provisions on Clarification of Split Issuance; Accrual of Benefits and Definition Changes.”
Information Collection: Food Security Status and Well-Being of Nutrition Assistance Program Participants in Puerto Rico
This is a new information collection request. This study informs FNS about household food security, health, and well-being among Puerto Rico's population.
This notice invites the public to comment on a new collection for: (1) documenting the policies and guidelines used for making fitness for work determinations; (2) describing the process state agencies use for making fitness for work determinations; (3) determining any general patterns and trends in fitness for work and good cause determinations within and across four case study states; and (4) determining how closely caseworkers follow the states' fitness for work and good cause determination policies.
This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on FNS's proposed revision to the currently approved information collection for the Summer Food Service Program. FNS uses this collection to obtain account and record information from state and program operators that is necessary to effectively manage the SFSP and ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory program requirements.
Correction: CACFP National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsors of Day Care Homes (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022)
In notice document 2021-14435 appearing on pages 35731-35733 in the issue of July 7, 2021, make the following correction: On page 35722, in the table “CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP)”, in the fourth column, in the third line, “.05” should read “.50”.