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Annual Statewide Media Release


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin
Purpose: Policy, Beneficial Information

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors

Number: NSD-CACFP-03-2012

Attention: Executive Directors and Authorized Representatives

Date: March 2012

Subject: Annual Statewide Media Release

Reference: Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 226.6(f)(1)(v)

This Management Bulletin (MB) informs Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors that they are no longer required to issue an annual public media release. The change is effective immediately.

New CACFP agencies are still responsible for issuing an initial public media release. The Nutrition Services Division (NSD) will issue all subsequent media releases.

Background

Per Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 226.6(f)(1)(v), the U.S. Department of Agriculture requires “each institution to issue a media release unless the state agency has issued a statewide media release on behalf of all its institutions.”

Each year, the NSD’s statewide media release will encourage families to visit the following California Department of Education Web pages to find agencies participating in the CACFP:

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this MB, please contact your Program Specialist; contact information is located in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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