Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies
The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide guidance in ensuring compliance with requirements in Subpart D of 7 CFR Part 250 with respect to crediting for, and use of donated foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs). The guidance is provided in a Q & A format. While the memorandum focuses on donated foods provided to school food authorities (SFAs) in the NSLP, it is also applicable to donated foods provided in the SFSP and in CACFP. This policy memorandum revises the previous FD-080, which was dated August 24, 2009.