Food and Nutrition Service released a guidance document on Alternative Protein Products (APP) including Questions and Answers to assist CACFP providers. It is important that CACFP providers understand how to use and properly credit APP in their programs.
The USDA has released the Reimbursement and Cash in Lieu Rates for 22-23. Rates are effective beginning July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.
The ongoing infant formula shortage due to supply chain issues, which worsened due to a major formula recall in February 2022, has left many CACFP operators concerned about access to formula and their options for safely feeding infants in their care. Food and Nutrition Service has developed the following Questions and Answers to support CACFP operators and their families during the infant formula shortage.
This memorandum provides clarification on questions
related to the collection of race or ethnicity data now that
visual identification of race and ethnicity is no longer an
allowable practice in the Summer Food Service Program
(SFSP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program
FNS is offering a suite of operational flexibilities that will be available to child nutrition programs for summer 2022 and school year 2022-23.