Resource | Policy Memos | SP09 CACFP04-2013
Streamlining At-Risk Meal Participation for School Food Authorities

The purpose of this memorandum is to streamline the requirements for participation of school food authorities (SFAs) in the at-risk afterschool meals component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP07 SFSP04-2013
Summer Feeding Options for School Food Authorities

Parts of this memorandum have been rescinded by SFSP 01-2019: Summer Food Service Program Memoranda Rescission, October 11, 2018. Rescinded policy has been struck through.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-127
Approval of End Products and Monitoring of End Product Sales

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify a state distributing agency's (SDA) responsibilities regarding (1) the approval of end products for processing; and (2) monitoring of sales of such end products to school food authorities (SF A) in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) by reviewing a processor's monthly performance report.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-125
Offering School Food Authorities the Required Value and Variety of USDA Foods, and Efficient and Cost-Effective Distribution

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide direction and guidance to State Distributing Agencies (SDAs) in order to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and to make certain that all school food authorities (SFAs) receive their planned assistance level and maximize their use of USDA Foods to meet the nutrition standards in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).

Resource | Policy Memos
Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation (SP 47 - 2012, CACFP 23- 2012, SFSP 17- 2012)

This memo provides additional information regarding the Central Valley Meat investigation described in memorandum SP 43-2012, CACFP 22-2012, and SFSP 16- 2012.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP19-2012
Updated Guidance for the Adult Day Care Component of the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP. Previous guidance relating to adult day care was issued immediately following the addition of the adult day care component to CACFP by Congress.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP20-2012
Participant Eligibility in the Adult Day Care Component of the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP18 SFSP14-2012
Tribal Participation in the CACFP and the SFSP

The purpose of this memorandum is to reissue previous guidance, CACFP 01-1999, Participation of Tribal Child Care Facilities in CACFP, October 23, 1998, and provide Questions and Answers intended to clarify current program policies and how these policies may impact the operation of the CACFP, as well as the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), in Indian Country.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP33-2012
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Fees in FSMC Contracts

This memo is written in response to a number of concerns brought to our attention by state agencies regarding school food authorities in contracts with food service management companies that allow the FSMC to charge a fixed fee to the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-122
Substitution of Donated Foods in Advance of Purchase and Negative Inventories

In accordance with 7 CFR 250.30(1), a processor may. in most cases, substitute Department of Agriculture (USDA) donated foods with commercially purchased foods of U.S. origin, and of equal or better quality in all USDA purchase specifications than the donated food. The substitution option permits processors to conduct their business efficiently and provide finished end products to school food authorities (SFAs) and other recipient agencies in a timely manner.