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2018 USDA Policy Memos

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Policy NumberPolicy TitleRelease Date
SP 01-2018 Updated Infant and Preschool Meal Patterns in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program; Questions and Answers Oct 19, 2017
SP 02-2018 State Agencies Selected for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018
National School Lunch Program Management Evaluations

Dec 20, 2017
SP 03-2018 FNS-640: SY 2016-17 Reporting Guidance


SP 03-2018a  - SY 2016-2017 FNS-640 Instructions and Business Rules/Edit Checks Summary of Revisions and Clarifications

SP 03-2018b  - FNS-640A Instructions for SY 16-17 Reporting (Field A)

SP 03-2018c  - FNS-640A Instructions for SY 16-17 Reporting (Field B)

SP 03-2018d  - FNS-640A SFA Level Data - Data Fields & Elements Location (Resource)

SP 03-2018e  - FNS-640 Site Level Data - Data Fields & Elements Location

Jan 8, 2018
SP 04-2018 Market Basket Analysis when Procuring Program Goods and Modifying Contracted - For Product Lists
Jan 17, 2018
SP 05-2018 Providing Child Nutrition Program Benefits to Disaster Survivor Evacuees Jan 18, 2018
SP 08-2018 Invitation to attend State Agency Gathering: Leading and Leveraging Farm to School Success Jan 29, 2018
SP 09-2018 Reducing School Meal Certification Error through Improved Online Application Design Mar 5, 2018
SP 11-2018 Community Eligibility Provision: Statutory Annual Notification and Publication Requirements March 15, 2018
SP 12-2018 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Year 2018-19 April 19, 2018
SP 14-2018 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Meal Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat with Q&As May 24, 2018
SP 15-2018 Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol - Revised May 24, 2018
SP 18-2018 Child Nutrition Programs' Flexibilities for School year 2018-2019 Jun 1, 2018
SP 19-2018
Clarification on the Milk and Water Requirements on the School Meal Programs Aug 6, 2018
SP 20-2018
60 Day Claim Submission and 90 Day Reporting Requirements for Child Nutrition Programs Sep 14, 2018

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