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USDA Foods Ordering Updates

Published: 10 days ago NSLP:
TDA will reconcile CE participant accounts in TX-UNPS beginning mid-July 2024 to close out PY2024.
RAs can view allocated Entitlement in FFAVORS and can begin placing orders beginning July 1, 2024 for PY2025.

TDA will apply the yearly weighted average cost adjustment of further processed USDA Foods and Farm to School beginning mid-July 2024 to close out PY2024.
PY2025 Round #2 Ordering of Direct Delivery USDA Foods is completed.  RAs can access WBSCM to generate a Requisition Status Report to update their records.


TDA is currently working with Gold Star Foods to redistribute unclaimed cases from PY2024 to offset some truckloads requested for PY2025.  Affected RAs will be notified soon. The annual redistribution of unused pounds for PY2024 is applied to all Recipient Agency accounts participating in USDA Foods for further processing to the respective State Accounts by processors begins on July 1, 2024, the due date to reconcile and submit to TDA is July 15, 2024.  As processors submit their reconciliations, TDA will review, reconcile and apply equitable distributions against the original requested pounds for PY2025 to post to squaremeals.org.

SFSP:
Recipient Agencies that confirmed their participation with TDA have had their funds loaded into FFAVORS for ordering through the last week of September 2024, contact their respective ESC Child Nutrition Specialist’s for program guidance and contact their respective DLA contacts for assistance with logging in or technical issues with FFAVORS.  Please refer to SFSP-DoD FFV one-pager email sent in early to mid-May 2024
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