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Overview

The Nutrition Services Division (NSD) send messages via Listserv to program operators and contacts. The messages contained in the tabs below are identified by program and sponsor type. Program types include the School Nutrition Program (SNP), Seamless Summer Option (SSO), Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP), Food Distribution Program (FDP), and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). CACFP sponsor types include Day Care Homes (DCH), Child Care Centers (CCC), and Adult Day Care (ADC). Specialized messages intended for target audiences are marked with an asterisk (*) and are not applicable to entire program and sponsor types.

Note: Messages on this page will remain for three months before being removed.

Disaster

Proclamations that affect our program operators and state.

No messages available at this time.

Recall

Food recalls that could potentially affect our program operators and partners.

No messages available at this time.

Training

Announcements and availability of trainings, both sponsored by the NSD and those of the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other partners. Includes both in-person and e-learning offerings (conference calls and webinars).

January Messages

 

Policy

Notifies program operators of the release of U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy memoranda.

February Messages

January Messages

 

Management Bulletin (MB)

Notifies program operators of the release of California Department of Education (CDE) NSD MBs.

February Messages

Notice Date Title Applicable to
2/21/2020 Food Service Management Company Contract Preapproval SNP

January Messages

 

Other

Applications, awards, surveys, announcements, and annual updates.

February Messages

Notice Date Title Applicable to
2/21/2020 Child and Adult Care Food Program Customer Service Experience Survey 2019–20 CACFP
2/20/2020 U.S. Department of Agriculture Proposed Information Collection CACFP
2/18/2020 Promoting National School Breakfast Week: March 2–6, 2020 SNP, SNP-Web, CACFP-Web, SFSP-Web
2/14/2020 Child and Adult Resources and Education Update CACFP
2/11/2020 2020–21 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Request for Applications SNP (Food Services Director, Chief Business Official, Superintendent)
2/7/2020 Summer Food Service Program 2020 Reimbursement Rates SFSP
2/6/2020 New Process for Listserv Announcements CACFP, FDP, FDP distributors and processors, SFSP, SNP, SNP superintendents, SSO

January Messages

Notice Date Title Applicable to
1/31/2020 Public Comment Period for U.S Department of Agriculture Proposed Rules SNP, SSO, SFSP, DCH, and CCC operators
1/31/2020 Revisions to U.S Department of Agriculture Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets FDP operators
1/10/2020 Proposition 12 Public Comment Period for Draft Regulation Text SNP and FDP Operators
1/10/2020 *2020–21 School Breakfast Program and Summer Meal Programs Start-up and Expansion Grants Are Now Available! SNP (public schools, charter schools, county office of education), SSO program operators and business officials.
1/10/2020 New U.S. Department of Agriculture And Justice for All Posters Now Available CACFP, SFSP, SNP, SSFO program operators
1/10/2020 Child Nutrition Information and Payment System Unavailable January 10–14, 2020 CACFP, SFSP, SNP, SSO, FDP program operators, FDP Processors and Distributors
1/10/2020 Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act SNP program operators
1/3/2020 U.S Department of Agriculture Foods Available List and Material Price Reports for School Year 2020–21 FDP processors, distributors, and recipients
1/3/2020 CACFP Resource: Ounce Equivalents for Grains Worksheet SNP, SFSP, and CACFP sponsors
1/3/2020 CACFP Trainer’s Tools: Feeding Infants DCH and CCC sponsors
1/3/2020 Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC) Member Recruitment 2020 SNP
1/3/2020 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)—Notice of Upcoming Review SNP districts who are due for a CEP Review

 

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Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 21, 2020
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