Resource | Policy Memos
Nationwide Waivers of Child Nutrition Monitoring

FNS has used its authority under FFRCA to waive certain onsite monitoring requirements for the school meals programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program, so that programs can to maintain program integrity and support social distancing while providing meals. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Handwashing and Cleaning Resources

Proper handwashing and cleaning can help prevent illness. Use photographs, signs, mini-posters, activity sheets, and more to spread the word.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Extension of Comment Period: Streamlining Program Requirements and Improving Integrity in the SFSP

This rulemaking proposes to amend the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) regulations to strengthen program integrity by codifying in regulations changes that have been tested through policy guidance and by streamlining requirements among Child Nutrition Programs. The original comment period for this proposed rule, published on Jan. 23, 2020, ends on March 23, 2020. FNS is extending the comment period through April 22, 2020.

Resource | Technical Assistance
CACFP Training Tools

These new worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)

This notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Resource | Worksheets
Is My Recipe Whole Grain-Rich in the CACFP?

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Worksheets
Using the WIC Food Lists to Identify Grains for the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Worksheets
How to Spot Whole Grain-Rich Foods for the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Worksheets
Serving Snacks in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Worksheets
Serving Vegetables in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.