During the 2022 Child and Nutrition Conference, the USDA held a policy update session.
The changes outlined by FNS may be helpful to program operators experiencing challenges related to supply chain disruptions.
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.
FNS has provided clarification on questions related to Child Nutrition Program operations during school year 2021-2022.
FNS has released further instructions and administrative procedures for participation in the Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs.