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DateSourceDocumentTitle
12/27/2019USDAFD-147Policy Cancellation Memorandum
11/05/2019USDASP04 CACFP03 SFSP03-2020Meal Service During Unanticipated School Closures
09/25/2019USDADelayed Implementation of Grains Ounce Equivalents in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
09/23/2019USDASP40 CACFP17 SFSP17-2019
Smoothies Offered in the Child Nutrition Programs
09/23/2019USDASP37 CACFP16-2019
Questions and Answers on the Final Rule Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements
8/27/2019USDASP34 CACFP 15 SFSP15-2019Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Masa Harina in the Child Nutrition Programs
7/23/2019USDASP31 CACFP14 SFSP14-2019Farm Bill Implementation Memo: Donated Traditional Foods and Civil Liability
04/17/2019USDASP01 CACFP01 SFSP01-2013Federal Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds
04/17/2019USDASP24 CACFP11 SFSP10-2019Crediting Surimi Seafood in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/17/2019USDASP21 CACFP08 SFSP07-2019Crediting Shelf-Stable, Dried and Semi-Dried Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Products in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/17/2019USDASP22 CACFP09 SFSP08-2019Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Corn Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/17/2019USDASP25 CACFP12 SFSP11-2019Crediting Tempeh in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/17/2019USDASP26 CACFP13 SFSP12-2019Crediting Pasta Products Made of Vegetable Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/17/2019USDASP23 CACFP10 SFSP09-2019Crediting Popcorn in the Child Nutrition Programs
04/16/2019ODBCACFPODB CACFP – 04-15-2019 – 01 – Milk Purchasing & ServingPurchasing & Serving the Correct Milk Type
04/02/2019USDASP18 CACFP06 SFSP05-2019Child Nutrition Information Technology Solutions Guidance
2/22/2019USDASP12 CACFP05 SFSP05-2019Flexibility for the Administrative Review Cycle Requirement
12/04/2018USDASP08 CACFP02 SFSP02-2019Update of Food Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs
10/10/2018USDASP01 CACFP01-2019Guidance for FY19: Updated CACFP Meal Patterns and Updated NSLP and SBP Infant and Preschool Meal Patterns
09/14/2018USDASP20 CACFP14 SFSP07-201860-Day Claim Submission and 90-Day Reporting Requirements for Child Nutrition Programs
06/01/2018USDASP18-2018 CACFP13-2018Child Nutrition Programs’ Flexibilities for School Year 2018-2019
05/24/2018USDASP 15-2018, CACFP 12-2018, SFSP 05-2018Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol- Revised
04/12/2018USDACACFP09-2018Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
04/04/2018USDACACFP10-2018Conducting Five-Day Reconciliation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, with Questions and Answers
01/19/2018USDASP05 CACFP05-2018Providing Child Nutrition Program Benefits to Disaster Survivor Evacuees
01/18/2018USDAFD144 SP04 SFSP01 CACFP04-2018Market Basket Analysis when Procuring Program Goods and Modifying Contracted-For Product Lists
11/21/2017USDAFD-107Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating
10/19/2017USDACACFP01-2018Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
10/19/2017USDACACFP02-2018Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
09/20/2017USDACACFP18-2017Clarifications: Funding Levels for FY 2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program Audit Fund Allocation
08/15/2017USDASP41-20172018 Direct Certification Improvement Grant RFA
07/27/2017USDATA01-2017Twenty-first Release of the Child Nutrition Database (CNDB)
07/25/2017USDASP40-20172017 Edition of Accommodating Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs
06/30/2017USDACACFP17-2017Documenting Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
06/30/2017USDACACFP16-2017Grain-Based Desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
06/29/2017USDASP36 CACFP15 SFSP11-20172017 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals
06/22/2017USDACACFP14 SFSP10-2017Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in CACFP and SFSP
05/10/2017USDASP30 CACFP13-2017Transition Period for Updated CACFP, Infant, Preschool Meal Patterns
05/01/2017 USDASP27 CACFP12 SFSP08- 2017Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol
04/12/2017USDACACFP11-2017Request for Additional FY17 CACFP Audit Funds
04/06/2017USDASP10-2017Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol
03/23/2017USDACACFP09-2017Vegetable and Fruit Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
03/10/2017USDACACFP08-2017Questions and Answers on the Updated Meal Pattern Requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program
02/27/2017USDASP18 CACFP07-2017FY2017 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds in Child Nutrition Programs
01/17/2017USDACACFP06-2017Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
12/09/2016USDACACFP05-2017Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
12/02/2016USDAFD-104Value of USDA Donated Foods for Audits
12/01/2016USDASP08 CACFP04 SFSP03-2017Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs
10/19/2016USDASP05 CACFP03 SFSP02-2017Q&A: Purchasing Goods and Services Using Cooperative Agreements, Agents, and Third-Party Services
10/14/2016USDACACFP02-2017Grain Requirements in the CACFP: Q&As
10/06/2016USDASP02 CACFP01 SFSP01-2017Updated Fiscal Year Reporting Timeline and Reporting Table
09/29/2016USDACACFP27-2016Clarifications: Funding Levels for FY2017 CACFP Audit Fund Allocation
09/09/2016USDACACFP25-2016 Vegetable and Fruit Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
09/09/2016USDASP55 CACFP26 SFSP18-2016
Meal Service During Unanticipated School and Day Care Closures
09/07/2016USDACACFP24-2016
Conducting Five-Day Reconciliation in CACFP, with Q&As
08/31/2016USDACACFP23-2016 Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
08/10/2016USDACACFP 22-2016Taking Food Components Off-site in the At-Risk Afterschool Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program
08/08/2016USDASP53_CACFP21_2016Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Meal Programs and the CACFP
08/05/2016 USDACACFP20-2016 Water Availability in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
07/29/2016USDASP50 CACFP19 SFSP17-20162016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals
07/20/2016USDASP49 CACFP18-2016Resources for Making Potable Water Available in Schools and Child Care Facilities
07/13/2016USDASP48 CACFP16 SFSP16-2016Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members
06/30/2016USDACACFP 15-2016Optional Best Practices to Further Improve Nutrition in the Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern
06/24/2016USDASP42 CACFP14-2016Early Implementation of the Updated CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements and the NSLP and SBP Infant and Preschool Meal Patterns
06/22/2016USDASP41 CACFP13 SFSP15-2016The Use of Share Tables in Child Nutrition Programs
06/02/2016USDASP39_CACFP11_SFSP13_2016State Agency Prior Approval Process for SFA Equipment Purchases
06/02/2016USDASP40_CACFP12_SFSP14-2016Updated Guidance: Contracting with Food Service Management
03/02/2016USDASP28 CACFP09 SFSP11-2016FDA Requirements for Vending Machines
02/22/2016USDASP27 CACFP08-2016FY2016 Reallocation of SAE Funds in CN Programs
02/22/2016USDACACFP 07-2016Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
12/07/2015USDASP16_CACFP06_SFSP10-2016Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs
11/13/2015USDASP12 CACPF05 SFSP09-2016Guidance on Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators
11/09/2015USDASP04 CACFP04 SFSP04-2016Local Agency Procurement Reviews SY2015-2016
11/06/2015USDASP03 CACFP03 SFSP03-2016Procurement Standards and Resource Management Requirements related to Franchise Agreements
10/22/2015USDASP01 CACFP01 SFSP01-2016 Procuring Local Meat, Poultry, Game, and Eggs for Child Nutrition Programs
07/31/2015USDASP42 CACFP19 SFSP21-2015Service of Traditional Foods in Public Facilities
07/22/2015USDASP10 CACFP05 SFSP10-2014 (v3)Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs
07/16/2015USDATA 01-2015Child Nutrition Programs and Traditional Foods
07/10/2015USDASP40 CACFP18 SFSP 20-20152015 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
06/24/2015USDACACFP14-201 5 (v.2)Infant Feeding in the CACFP - Revised
05/19/2015USDASP36 CACFP17 SFSP19-2015Voluntary Menu Labeling in the NSLP and SBP
04/17/2015USDACACFP 15-2015Allowable Costs Related to Physical Activity and Limiting the Use of Electronic Media in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
3/20/2015USDASP31 CACFP12 SFSP14-2015Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender during CNP Meal Service
3/13/2015USDACACFP11-2015Local foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
2/19/2015USDACACFP07-2015Guidance on Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
2/19/2015USDASP22 CACFP06-2015FY2015 Reallocation of SAE Funds in Child Nutrition Programs
12/10/2014USDACACFP05_SFSP07-2015Health and Safety Inspection Requirements
11/21/2014USDASP09 CACFP06 SFSP02-2015Written Codes of Conduct and Performance of Employees Engaged in Award and Administration of Contracts
11/21/2014USDASP10 CACFP04 SFSP03-2015Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs
10/31/2014USDACACFP 01-2015 SFSP 01-2015Duration of Income Eligibility Determinations: Guidance and Q&As
08/08/2014USDASP58 CACFP14 SFSP20-20142014 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
6/2/2014USDASP49 CACFP13 SFSP19-2014Area Eligibility Using Census Data
5/19/2014USDASP46 CACFP12 SFSP18-2014Disaster Response
04/24/2014USDASP42 SFSP17 CACFP11-2014Sharing Aggregate Data to Expand Program Access and Services in Child Nutrition Programs
04/21/2014USDASP38 CACFP10 SFSP15-2014Area Eligibility Using Census Datas
3/19/2014USDACACFP09-2014Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds
3/14/2014USDASP27 CACFP08-2014FY 2014 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
1/16/2014USDASP11 CACFP06 SFSP11-2014Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations
1/16/2014USDACACFP07 SFSP12-2014Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration
1/16/2014USDACACFP04-2014CACFP Needs Assessment Research Launch
12/3/2013USDASP11 CACFP06 SFSP11-2011Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations
11/14/2013USDASP10 CACFP05 SFSP10-2014Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs
11/12/2013USDASP05 CACFP02 SFSP05-2014Use of School and Census Data
11/12/2013USDASP06 CACFP03 SFSP06-2014Available Flexibilities for CACFP At-risk Sponsors and Centers Transitioning to Summer Food Service Program
11/8/2013USDASP03 CACFP01 SFSP03-2014Census Data Release: Fiscal Year 2014
7/26/2013USDACACFP13-2013Health and Safety in CACFP
7/26/2013USDACACFP15-2013Existing Flexibilities in CACFP
7/26/2013USDACACFP14-2013Monitoring of Licensing Requirements in CACFP
6/6/2013USDAImplementation Guidance for State Agencies: 2nd Interim CACFP Management Improvement Rule
5/31/2013USDACACFP 12-2013Transitioning from SFSP to CACFP At-risk Afterschool Meals
5/17/2013USDACACFP 11-2013Q&As Regarding the Participation of Head Start Programs in Child Nutrition Programs
4/26/2013USDACACFP 10-2013Guidance Related to the ADA Amendments Act
4/16/2013USDASP17 CACFP08 SFSP05-2011Categorical Eligibility of Children in Foster Care
4/16/2013USDACACFP 08-2011: Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Categorical Eligibility of Children in Foster Care (Revised)
3/29/2013USDACACFP 09-2013: Additional State Agency Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
3/29/2013USDACACFP 09-2013: Additional State Agency Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
3/21/2013USDACACFP 08-2013: Guidance on Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
3/21/2013USDACACFP 07-2013: Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds
3/21/2013USDASP30 CACFP07-2013FY 2013 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
2/21/2013USDACACFP 06-2013: Eligibility Based on Census Data: 2013 Data Release
1/24/2013USDACACFP 05-2013: Status for Private Nonprofit Organizations in CACFP and SFSP
11/28/2012USDASP09 CACFP 04-2013: Streamlining At-Risk Meal Participation for School Food Authorities
11/28/2012USDACACFP 04-2013: Streamlining At-risk Meal Participation for School Food Authorities
11/23/2012USDACACFP 03-2013: Determining Area Eligibility Based on School Data
9/5/2012USDACACFP 24-2012: Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Carryover Reporting Requirements for Fiscal Year 2012 and All Subsequent Years
8/31/2012USDACACFP 23-2012: Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation
8/31/2012USDASP47 CACFP23 SFSP17-2012: Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation
8/22/2012USDASP43 CACFP22 SFSP16-2012: Current USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation
8/7/2012USDACACFP 21-2012: Adult Day Care Center Eligibility and Licensing/Approval
8/7/2012USDACACFP 20-2012: Participant Eligibility in the Adult Day Care Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program
7/24/2012USDAChild and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
7/24/2012USDACACFP 18-2012: Tribal Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program
7/24/2012USDAChild and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
5/1/2012USDACACFP 15-2012: Health and Safety Standards for Outside-School-Hours Care Centers and At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers
5/1/2012USDACACFP 14-2012: Child and Adult Care Food Program Guidance on the Serious Deficiency Process and Acceptable Corrective Action Plans, National Disqualified List Procedures and Debt Collection
4/26/2012USDACACFP 13-2012 Revised: Eligibility Based on Census Data: Revision of 2012 Data Release
4/10/2012USDASP25 CACFP12 SFSP10-2012: Disaster Response
4/10/2012USDACACFP 12-2012: Disaster Response
3/9/2012USDACACFP 11-2012: Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Options and Carryover Reporting Requirements
2/29/2012USDACACFP 09-2012: Guidance on Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
2/29/2012USDACACFP 10-2012: Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds
2/29/2012USDAS 21 CACFP10-2012: FY 2012 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds
2/17/2012USDACACFP 06-2012: The At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Questions and Answers
2/13/2012USDACACFP 07-2012: Eligibility Based on Census Data: 2012 Data Release
2/10/2012USDACACFP 06-2012: Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration
2/3/2012USDACACFP 05-2012: Guidance on the Food Donation Program in Child Nutrition Programs
2/3/2012USDASP11 CACFP05 SFSP07-2012: Guidance on the Food Donation Program in Child Nutrition Programs
1/25/2012USDACACFP 04-2012: Changes to the FNS-44, Report of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
10/31/2011USDASP50 CACFP19 SFSP17-2016CACFP 03-2012: Simplifying Application Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program
10/6/2011USDACACFP 01-2012: Rural Development’s Community Facilities Program
10/6/2011USDASP01 CACFP01 SFSP01-2012: Rural Development’s Community Facilities Program
9/30/2011USDACACFP 27-2011: Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information
8/3/2011USDASP44 CACFP25 SFSP18-2011: Translations for the Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application and CACFP Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form
9/30/2011USDASP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011: Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information
9/15/2011USDACACFP 21-2011-REVISED: Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Questions and Answers
8/18/2011USDACACFP 26-2011: Guidance on Multiple Terminations and Disqualification of CACFP Institutions

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