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Previously Issued Q&As Relating to Operation of the Child Nutrition Programs: Updated for School Year 2021-2022 

July 14, 2021

Clarification on questions related to CACFP operations during School Year 2021-2022 and updates on previous Q&As from Calendar Year 2020 are provided in this memo.

Q&A – Child Nutrition Program Operations in School Year 2021-2022

June 11, 2021

This memorandum provides Q&As related to the Nationwide Waivers released for School Year 2021-2022.

Q&A – Reimbursement for Meals and Snacks Served to Young Adults in CACFP

June 7, 2021

This memorandum includes questions and answers to provide clarification to State agencies, emergency shelters, and emergency shelters that operate at-risk after school care centers regarding meals and snacks served to young adults in the CACFP.

Policy Rescission: Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data by Visual Observation and Identification

May 17, 2021

Visual observation and identification by CACFP institutions and facilities and SFSP sponsors is no longer an allowable practice for program operators to use during the collection of race or ethnicity data.

Nationwide Waiver of Monitoring Requirements for Sponsors in the Child and Adult Care Food Program – EXTENSION 

April 22, 2021

This waiver suspends the CACFP onsite monitoring requirements for all sponsoring organizations.