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Guidance for USDA Foods in FSMC Contracts


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin
Purpose: Policy, Beneficial Information

To: Food Distribution Program Recipient Agencies

Number: USDA-FDP-02-2011

Attention: Food Program Director

Date: May 2011

Subject: Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of, U.S. Department of Agriculture Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies–Questions and Answers

Reference: Revised USDA Policy Memo FD-080, Subpart D of Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 250

This Management Bulletin (MB) notifies Food Distribution Program Recipient Agencies that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently issued a Policy Memo clarifying guidance in ensuring compliance with requirements in Subpart D of Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations,   Part 250 with respect to crediting for, and use of, USDA Foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMC). The policy memo is written in a question and answer format and is available at the USDA Web page http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/pmfd080rev_NSLP-SFSP-CACFP_DonatedFoodswithFSMCsJan2011.pdf.

If you have any questions regarding this MB, please contact Amy Bell, Child Nutrition Consultant, Commodity Distribution Unit, by phone at 916-322-5051, toll-free at 800-952-5609, or by e-mail at abell@cde.ca.gov or Sherry Tam, Child Nutrition Consultant, Commodity Distribution Unit, by phone at 916-324-9875, toll-free at 800-952-5609, or by e-mail at stam@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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