Resource | Instructions | FNS Instruction 709-5
Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods (FNS Instruction 709-5)

This instruction establishes the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency (SDA), Indian Tribal Organization (ITO), or other consignee must follow in receiving shipments of USDA Foods, and conveys established responsibilities for other entities such as USDA Foods vendors and carriers.

Resource | Instructions | FNS Instruction 835-1 Rev 2
Authorized Supplemental Foods and Distribution Rates of Foods for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

This instruction promulgates program policy and provides guidance on the supplemental foods authorized for distribution in the CSFP food package. It specifies the maximum allowable rates of distribution for the supplemental foods in each package.

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School Week Meal Component Adjustments

School Week Meal Component Adjustments

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USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

Press Release--USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

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Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

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Simplified Nutrient Assessment - Optional

Simplified Nutrient Assessment information.

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Tribal Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program

Memorandum. 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.

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Child and Adult Care Food Program: Amendments Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

One page overview. This rule proposes to codify several provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 affecting the administration of Child and Adult Care Food Program for State agencies, new and renewing institutions, sponsoring organizations, and sponsored facilities, and to make modifications to the application and renewal process.

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Summary of Early Implementation of Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children

The Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children (SEBTC), one such demonstration, conducted its initial proof-of-concept phase during the summer of 2011. The SEBTC demonstration aims to test the effect of a household-based benefit transfer on food insecurity during the summer months by leveraging existing programs and technologies.