Guidance, Manuals, and ResourcesResources and information regarding the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution Program requirements and operations.
- Information Alert: New Reporting Requirements (Dated Aug-2010)
USDA-FDP-01-2010: New reporting requirements (refund request).
- Information Alert: Food Recall Updates by E-mail (Dated Apr-2010)
NSD-FDP-01-2010: Sign-up for food recall updates by e-mail.
- Information Alert: Irradiated Beef (Dated Mar-2005)
United States Department of Agriculture irradiated commodity ground beef.
- Information Alert: Fruits and Grains (Dated Mar-2005)
Storage and handing of United States Department of Agriculture commodity dried fruits and grain products.
General Information Sheets
Information to assist sponsors with program administration.
FDP General Information Sheets
Information to assist processors with program compliance.
FDP Management Bulletins
Food Distribution Program management bulletins organized by calendar year.
Food Distribution Program Assistance Manual
Information and guidance for agencies that receive foods through the Food Distribution Program.
A Guide to USDA Foods for Recipient Agencies
Food Distribution Program Guidance from the American Commodity Distribution Association.
USDA Disaster Guidance
Food Distribution Program disaster assistance information and other federal links.
Disaster Feeding Guidance for School Food Service Using USDA Foods (PDF)
U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster feeding guidance for school food service using USDA foods.