USDA Policy Memos

Date Document # Title 
08/03/2015  SP10-2​012 (v9) Q&As on Final Rule "Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs"
07/31/2015 SP42 CACFP19 SFSP21-2015 Servic​e of Traditional Foods in Public Facilities
07/22/2015 SP10 CACFP05 SFSP10-2014 (v3) Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs
07/21/2015 SP41-2015 Updated Offer vs Serve Guidance for the NSLP and SBP Beginning SY2015-16
07/16/2015 TA 01-2015 Child Nutrition Programs and Traditional Foods
07/10/2015 SP40 CACFP18
SFSP 20-2015
2015 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
06/26/2015 SP39-2015 Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
06/05/2015 SP38-2015 Mid-Year Elections under the Community Eligibility Provision in SY2015-16
05/22/2015 SP37-2015 2015 Edition of Q&As for NSLP’s Seamless Summer Option
05/19/2015 SP36 CACFP17 SFSP19-2015 Voluntary Menu Labeling in the NSLP and SBP
04/27/2015 SP35-2015 Updated Title I Guidance for Schools Electing Community Eligibility
04/22/2015 SP34-2015 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Allocation of Funds for School Year 2015-2016
04/13/2015 SP33-2015 Revised Prototype Free and Reduced Price Application Materials: Policy Changes and Design Overview
03/31/2015 SP23-2014v3 Q&As Related to the “Smart Snacks” Interim Final Rule
03/30/2015 SP32 CACFP13 SFSP15-2015 Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the Child Nutrition Programs
03/20/2015 SP31 CACFP12 SFSP14-2015 Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender during CNP Meal Service
03/18/2015 SP30 CACFP16 SFSP18-2015 Office of Management and Budget Super-Circular 2CFR Part 200
03/13/2015 SP28-2015 Q&As Regarding the Use of SAE Funds and SA Funds for Farm to School Related Expenses
03/13/2015 SP29-2015 Reporting Guidance for Results of Administrative Reviews Conducted in SY 2013-14
03/11/2015 SP27 CACFP09 SFSP12-2015 Administrative Review Process Regarding the Child Nutrition (CN) Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement
03/11/2015 SP11v2 CACFP10 SFSP13-2015 CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation
03/06/2015 SP26-2015 FY2015 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs
03/04/2015 SP24-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
03/04/2015 SP25-2015 Extension of the Deadline for LEAs to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2015-16
02/24/2015 SP23-2015 Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Years 2012-13 and 2013-14
02/19/2015 SP22 CACFP06-2015 FY2015 Reallocation of SAE Funds in Child Nutrition Programs
02/13/2015 SP21-2015 National Procurement Training for Child Nutrition Programs
02/12/2015 SP03-2015 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2015-16 Calculations and Tool
02/10/2015 SP20-2015 Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Years 2014-2015 and 2015- 2016
02/09/2015 SP19-2015 Paid Lunch Equity Guidance for SYs 2015-16 and 2016-17
01/28/2015 SP17-2015 USDA Farm to School Census
01/14/2015 SP16-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
01/12/2015 SP13 SFSP05-2015 (v2) Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As - Revised
12/22/2014 SP15-2015 Child Nutrition Grants Meetings
12/11/2014 SP14 SFSP08-2015 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Meal Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat with Q&As
12/05/2014 SP12-2015 Revised FNS-834 Reporting Procedures for SY 2014-15
11/21/2014 SP09 CACFP03 SFSP02-2015 Written Codes of Conduct and Performance of Employees Engaged in Award and Administration of Contracts
11/21/2014 SP10 CACFP​04 SFSP03-2015 Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs
11/21/2014 SP08-2015 Updated E-Rate Guidance for Schools Electing Community Eligibility
11/18/2014 SP07-2015 Assessing Proposed Nutrition Education Costs in the NSLP and SBP
11/12/2014 SP06-2015 Farm to School and School Garden Expenses
10/21/2014 SP05-2015 Revised Administrative Review Tool and Forms
10/14/2014 SP04-2015 SY 2014-15 CRE: Procedures Manual, Forms and Instructions
10/08/2014 SP02-2015 Online Fees in the School Meal Programs
10/01/2014 SP01-2015 Collaboration with School Food Authorities in Conducting Administrative Reviews and Assessing Compliance with Smart Snacks in Schools
09/30/2014 SP47-2014 Flexibility for Whole Grain-Rich Pasta in SY2014 and SY2015
09/24/2014 SP34-2012 SY 2014-15 Certification of Compliance with New Meal Patterns: Certification Tools and Prototype Attestation - Revised
09/22/2014 SP66-2014 Information and Guidance on the Domestic Beef Market
09/16/2014 SP64-2014 Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative
09/16/2014 SP65-2014 Instructions for Reporting State Administrative Funds for Implementing the New Meal Patterns
09/11/2014 SP63-2014 Smart Snacks Standards for Exempt Foods when Paired Together
09/08/2014 SP62-2014 New LEA Second Review of Applications Report
08/15/2014 SP60-2014 Second Extension of Grant Period for State Administrative Funds to Implement New Meal Pattern Requirements
08/12/2014 SP59-2014 State Agency Fundraiser Elections and Exemptions
08/08/2014  SP58 CACFP14 SFSP20-2014 2014 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
08/01/2014 SP57-2014 Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program in School Year 2014-2015
07/25/2014 SP21-2014 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Q&As (v2)
07/14/2014 SP56-2014 Direct Certification Performance Awards FY2014 Guidance
07/11/2014 SP55-2014 State Agency 3-Year Administrative Review Cycle Requirement: Waivers for Exceptional Circumstances
07/11/2014 SP54-2014


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