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Policies & Regulations

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Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs

December 1, 2016

This is a summary of the FNS memo that clarifies the increased streamlining of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the CACFP.

Purchasing Using Cooperative Agreements, Agents and Third-Party Services

October 19, 2016

This is a summary of two general reminders outlining the types of procurement program operators are able to use, as well as how to utilize each group in compliance with Federal regulations.

Grain Requirements

October 14, 2016

An update on grain requirements and guidance on what constitutes whole grain-rich foods and grain-based desserts.

Fiscal Year Reporting Timeline and Table

October 6, 2016

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) released a new memo updating both the reporting timeline and table for this fiscal year.

Vegetable and Fruit Requirements Q&A

September 9, 2016

This is a summary of the new meal pattern requirements regarding fruits and vegetables for infants as well as children and adults within the CACFP.