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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). SNP sponsor types include Residential Child Care Institutes (RCCI), and County Office of Education (COE). SNP role types include Chief Business Officer (CBO), and Food service Director (FSD). 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.

June

May

Notice Date Title Applicable to
5/31/2022 Webinar: Tuesday @ 2 Town Hall - June 28, 2022 SNP, SSO, SFSP, SNP Superintendents
5/26/2022 Summer 2022 Noncongregate and Pick-up Waivers

SNP, SSO, SFSP

5/25/2022

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System Update Reminder

SNP Public Schools, Charter Schools, Private Schools, COEs, SSO

April

Recall

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

May

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).

June

May

Notice Date Title Applicable to
5/26/2022 Local School Wellness Policy Winning at Wellness Webinar School Nutrition May 2022 SNP, SSO, SFSP
5/3/2022 Universal Meals School Year 2022–23 Listening Session on May 17, 2022 SNP, SSO, including SNP Superintendents
5/3/2022 Supporting the Whole Child Webinar

SNP, SSO, SFSP, including SNP Superintendents

April

Policy

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

June

April

Notice Date Title Applicable to
4/15/2022 Promoting Access to Voting in Child Nutrition Programs SNP, SSO, Including Superintendents
4/11/2022 Community Eligibility Provision Application Information

SNP Public, Charter, Private Schools and COEs

4/7/2022 Reminder: Questions and Answers for Child Nutrition Program Reporting in School Year 2021–22 SSO, SNP Public Schools, Charter Schools, Private Schools, COEs and Other Government.
4/7/2022 Reminder: State Meal Mandate for School Year 2021–22 SSO, SNP FSDs, Public Schools, Charter Schools, COEs
4/7/2022 Reminder: Consolidated Appropriations Act–Effect on CNPs SNP, SFSP, CACFP

Management Bulletin (MB)

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

June

April

Notice Date Title Applicable to
4/11/2022 Community Eligibility Provision Application and Increasing Identified Student Percentage SNP Public, Charter, Private Schools, COEs and Other Government

Other

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

June

April

Notice Date Title Applicable to
4/21/2022 Summer Food Service Program Mandatory Training is Now Available SFSP
4/7/2022 Reminder: New FFVP Guidance: Weekly Servings Flexibility SNP, Current Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grantees
4/7/2022 Reminder: Verification Process Guidance for SY 202122 SNP
4/7/2022 Reminder: Kitchen Infrastructure and Training Funds SNP
4/7/2022

Reminder: Universal Meals Q&A

SNP, SSO, Including SNP Claims Preparers
4/6/2022

School Nutrition Program Provisions—Intent to Apply

SNP Public Schools, Charter Schools, Private Schools and COEs

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Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, July 1, 2022
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