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Updated Resources on Procurement and Supply Chain Issues for SY 2021-2022

" December 1, 2021 - USDA continues to offer flexibilities in response to public health needs and to ease administrative burden, while still promoting nutritious meals. FNS has updated their resources to include additional information related to procurement and supply chain issues.
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December 1, 2021 - USDA continues to offer flexibilities in response to public health needs and to ease administrative burden, while still promoting nutritious meals. In August 2021, Team Nutrition released the “Planning for a Dynamic School Environment” webpages which provided valuable information about meal service flexibilities and procurement strategies for school year (SY) 2021-2022. This web content has been updated to include additional information on waivers, P-EBT guidance, and policy documents, and is now also available as designed, printer-friendly PDF (Portable Document Format) documents at the following links:


Both the web content and PDF documents can be accessed from the Planning for a Dynamic School Environment webpage. Team Nutrition’s recent newsletters on “Making Last-Minute Substitutions to your School Meal Menu” and “Are You Adding to Meals from Home? Using Offer Versus Serve at School Lunch” are also available for viewing from this webpage.

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