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2022 NCNC USDA Policy Update

April 21, 2022

During the 2022 Child and Nutrition Conference, the USDA held a policy update session.

Updates to the Federal Micro-Purchase Threshold

November 17, 2021

The changes outlined by FNS may be helpful to program operators experiencing challenges related to supply chain disruptions.

CACFP Flexibilities During COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions

October 28, 2021

FNS has released guidance on current meal pattern flexibilities and opportunities for State agency and sponsoring organization discretion while monitoring meal pattern compliance during COVID-19 supply chain disruptions.

Q&As for Child Nutrition Program Operations in School Year 2021-2022, Q&A #2

September 29, 2021

FNS has provided clarification on questions related to Child Nutrition Program operations during school year 2021-2022.

Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs: Q&As #3

August 11, 2021

FNS has released further instructions and administrative procedures for participation in the Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs.