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6/2/2023 USDA Foods Annual Redistribution of Pounds (Processing)

6/2/2023 DoD Information

6/2/2023 New features of the Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool!

6/2/2023 Paid Lunch Equity Tool Issues with Older Versions of Excel

6/2/2023 Now Available! Crediting Grains in the Child Nutrition Programs Tip Sheets!

6/2/2023 Credibility of Dole Wiggles Fruit Juice Gels

6/2/2023 Clarification on Criteria for Operating a Closed Enrolled Site in Income Eligible Areas

6/2/2023 TDA Nutrition Feedback Survey

6/2/2023 Food Service Management Company Contracts (FSMC)

5/4/2023 2023 Turnip the Beet!

5/4/2023 SFSP Field Trips

5/4/2023 Participant Notification Requirements for Closed Enrolled/Camp Sites

5/4/2023 New Non-Congregate Feeding Program Pilot in Summer 2023

5/3/2023 Discontinuance of High Security Truck Seals

5/3/2023 CSFP Maximum Monthly Distribution Rates

5/3/2023 CY 2023 Entitlement Catalogs Open in WBSCM

5/3/2023 Overall inventory and Receipting

4/28/2023 State CACFP Center & Sponsor Staff Study

4/28/2023 Coming Soon - Join us for CACFP LIVE!

4/28/2023 Nominations now open for CACFP Input Workgroup!

4/28/2023 Seamless Summer Option (SSO) Age/Grade Exemption

4/28/2023 Universal Breakfast Program Waivers

4/28/2023 Reminder: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Deadline – June 30, 2023

4/28/2023 NSLP Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contracts

4/28/2023 USDA Foods Transferring Opportunities closing April 30th

4/28/2023 NSLW 2023 Theme: Level Up with School Lunch

4/28/2023 NSLP Program Year 2023-2024 (SY24)

4/28/2023 Seamless Summer Option (SSO) Application DUE: May 31,2023

4/28/2023 Order Your Allocated USDA Foods From the State Contracted Warehouse!

4/28/2023 Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool Released for School Year (SY) 2023 – 2024

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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