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 | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

In proposed rule document 2012-4181 appearing on pages 10981-10997 in the issue of Feb. 24, 2012, make the following correction:

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

This proposed rule would establish the basic requirements for the operation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) in conformance with the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. It would set forth administrative and operational requirements for FFVP operators at the State and local levels. The intent of these provisions is to ensure that the FFVP encourages the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables by elementary school children, thus improving their dietary habits and long-term health.