Department of Defense fresh fruits and vegetables fact sheets.
The commodity fact sheets provide basic information that will
help your agency make the best use of the Department of Defense (DOD) produce. Additionally,
this information can simplify ordering and serve as a ready reference
for the nutrient content of the DOD produce. Each fact sheet includes
the following information: product description, pack size, suggested
uses, storage and "Best if Used By" guidelines, and nutrition
Professional Standards Q&A on the Final Rule (added 27-Oct-2016)
Management Bulletin SNP-17-2016, USDA Policy Memo SP 38-2016: Professional Standards in the School Nutrition Programs–Questions and Answers on the Final Rule.
Verification Reporting (added 25-Oct-2016)
Instructions for local education agencies (LEAs) on submitting the verification collection report through the Child Nutrition and Information Payment System (CNIPS) using the verification report function.
CEP Application and Increasing ISP (added 24-Oct-2016)
Management Bulletin SNP-19-2016, USDA FNS Policy Memo SP 15-2016: Community Eligibility Provision Application and Increasing Identified Student Percentage.
Procurement Training–Community Nutrition Programs (added 19-Oct-2016)
The California Department of Education (CDE) offers procurement trainings for agencies participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Eligibility Carryover Period (added 05-Oct-2016)
Management Bulletin SNP-22-2016: Early Implementation of Eligibility Carryover Period for Students Transitioning from Provision Schools.
Nutrition to Grow On (updated 15-Sep-2016)
An innovative curriculum for grades four through six that offers teachers a direct link between the garden and nutrition education.