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Updated Sample Procurement Procedures

The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division has updated the Sample Procurement Procedures to include recent policy changes, which includes the following:

  • Buy American Provision

  • Food and Agriculture Code 58595 and 58596.1-5 supporting agriculture products grown in California

  • Micropurchase threshold designation

  • Termination for cause and convenience

  • Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule

  • Other certifications

This version of the document supersedes older versions. The CDE requests that Program Operators update their agency’s Procurement Procedures to ensure they align with current federal regulations and state laws. The most updated version of PRU-08b Procurement Sample: Sample Procurement Procedures is available in the Download Forms section of the Child Nutrition Information & Payment System (CNIPS) External link opens in new window or tab..

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact the Procurement Resources Unit by email at
Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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