Resource | Reimbursement Rates
Summer Food Service Program; 2009 Reimbursement Rates

This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. These adjustments address changes in the Consumer Price Index, as required under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. The 2009 reimbursement rates are presented as a combined set of rates to highlight simplified cost accounting procedures that are extended nationwide by enactment of the Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The 2009 rates are also presented individually, as separate operating and administrative rates of reimbursement, to show the effect of the Consumer Price Index adjustment on each rate.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Policy Memos
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Handling Multiple Applications Submitted by the Same Household

The following clarification applies to multiple applications filed in any form during the initial month of application, whether paper or electronic.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment - Approval of Information Collection Request

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on Oct. 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on Nov. 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: FSP CFR Correction

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on October 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on November 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: School Food Safety Program Based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Principles

This final rule implements a legislative provision which requires school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to develop a school food safety program for the preparation and service of school meals served to children.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-3
Transition Participation Reporting

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC State agency questions concerning reporting participation on the FNS-798 during the first quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2010.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - 120-Day Quality Control (QC) Variance Exclusion for Section 8 of the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

On November 19,2009, the Program Development Division issued guidance on how to implement Section 8 of that act requiring State agencies to exclude the $25 a week increased unemployment compensation payments from all calculation of resources and income.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP10-2010
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Targeted School Selection and Outreach Process

This memorandum provides clarification on the statutory requirements for selecting schools and reiterates information from the Sept. 29, 2009 FFVP webinar on the targeting and outreach process that states must conduct in order to select schools.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: TEFAP Amendments to Requirements Regarding the Submission of State Plans and Allowability of Certain Administrative Costs

This final rule amends regulations for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) by making state plans permanent, and by explicitly designating the processing of donated wild game as an allowable use of TEFAP administrative funds.