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School Nutrition Program Information Alerts


2011 Alerts

Information Alert: Access to Free Water (Posted June-2011)
USDA-SNP-08-2011: Access to free water.

Information Alert: Equity in School Lunch Pricing (Posted Apr-2011)
USDA-SNP-05-2011: Equity in school lunch pricing.

2010 Alerts

Information Alert: Chefs Move to Schools Program (Posted Aug-2010)
USDA-SNP-04-2010: Provides information on First Lady Michelle Obama's recently unveiled "Chefs Move to Schools" program.

2008 Alerts

Information Alert: Mandatory Direct Certification (Posted Jun-2008)
NSD-SNP-05-2008: Mandatory implementation of direct certification in districts of all sizes.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Monday, May 2, 2016
Recently Posted in Nutrition

  • Smart Snacks in School Final Rule (added 27-Oct-2016)
    Management Bulletin SNP-21-2016: Changes made to the Smart Snacks in School (SSIS) 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.