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Creating Your School Food Defense Plan

Food defense is having measures in place to reduce the chances of someone intentionally contaminating the food used in your foodservice operation in order to harm children and cause panic, alarm, and distrust in our food supply.

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WIC MIS – EBT Universal Interface

This document standardizes the functional requirements for the Universal Interface between the WIC Management Information Systems (WIC MIS) and the WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer systems (WIC EBT system) used in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program.

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FY 2011 FNS Discretionary Grants Summary

Summary - FY 2011 FNS Discretionary Grants

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Food Safety Tips for School Gardens

The  practices addressed in this document will help program operators enhance the safety of fruits and   vegetables grown in school gardens.
 

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Verifying On-Farm Food Safety

Verifying On-Farm Food Safety. Prior to purchasing produce from a local farm, school nutrition operators should visit the farm to observe key food safety practices and ask questions about produce handling.

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CSFP 02.2012 Update

CSFP 02.2012 Update

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Letter to State Exchange Grantees, Medicaid and CHIP Directors, and Health and Human Services Directors

On August 10, 2011, we announced a time-limited, specific exception to the cost allocation requirements set forth in OMB Circular A-87 (Section C.3) that requires benefiting programs to pay their share of the costs associated with building State-based information technology systems. This letter provides additional guidance on how States may take advantage of this exception to leverage these investments to serve multiple programs and needs.

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WIC EBT Technical Implementation Guide 2012 Version

This guidance is to provide the implementation framework for Online and Smart Card WIC EBT. FNS expects all stakeholders supporting WIC EBT to incorporate these guidelines into all WIC EBT systems that have been funded by federal funds provided by the WIC Program.