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April Policy Update

Since our last policy updated, there has been new legislation introduced, a proposed rule for serious deficiency released, as well as federal and state recognition of the CACFP. There have also been multiple pieces of USDA guidance and FRAC research published regarding the CACFP.

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Proposed Rule: Serious Deficiency Process in the CACFP & SFSP

USDA released a proposed rule for updating the Serious Deficiency process in the CACFP and SFSP. The rule proposes updates that would redefines serious deficiency, allows for full correction and removal of serious deficiencies, and extends the process to CACFP unaffiliated centers and SFSP sponsors.

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Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act of 2023 

On October 26, 2023 the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act was re-introduced in the House of Representatives by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Marc Molinaro (R-NY). This legislation would allow providers who are open for more than 8 hours to be reimbursed for an additional meal.

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