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2019 USDA Policy Memos

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Policy NumberPolicy TitleRelease Date
SP 01-2019 Guidance for FY 2019 - Updated Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Patterns and Updated National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Infant and Preschool Meal Patterns Oct 10, 2018
SP 02-2019 State Agency Food Safety Inspections Report for SY 2017-2018

Attachment
SP 02.2019a1 - NSLP/SBP School Food Safety Inspection Report

Nov 1, 2018
SP 03-2019 National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Questions and Answers for Charter Schools Nov 14, 2018
SP 04-2019 Fiscal Year 2019 Administrative Review and Training (ART) Grant RFA Nov 28, 2018
SP 06-2019 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Management Evaluations Process Nov 29, 2018
SP 07-2019 Clarifications for Fiscal Action for Administrative Reviews in School Year 2018-2019 Nov 30, 2018
SP 08-2019


(SFSP 02-2019)
Update of Food Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs Dec 4, 2018
SP 09-2019 Lapse in FY2019 Appropriations and Impacts for t he Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs
Dec 26. 2018
SP 10-2019 Update on Funds Available for the Department Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs Jan 8, 2019
SP 11-2019 Administrative Review - SY 2018-2019 Fiscal Action Workbook Update Feb 21, 2019
SP 12-2019 Flexibility for the Administrative Review Cycle Requirement Feb 22, 2019
SP 13-2019 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds in Child Nutrition Programs Mar 5, 2019
SP 14-2019 FNS-640: SY 2017-18 Instructions and Reporting Guidance Mar 6, 2019
SP 15-2019 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities

Attachments

Mar 18, 2019
SP 16-2019 School Breakfast Program: Substitution of Vegetables for Fruit Mar 18, 2019
SP 17-2019 Community Eligibility Provision: Statutory Annual Notification and Publication Requirements and SY 2019-20 Election Deadline Mar 26, 2019
SP 18-2019 Child Nutrition Information Technology Solutions: Guidance for the Initial Phase of Child Nutrition Programs System Replacement and Upgrade Projects Apr 2, 2019
SP 19-2019
State Agency Food Safety Inspections Report for SY 2018-2019

attachment:
SP 19-2019a - Food Safety Inspection Report Template
April 11, 2019
SP 20-2019

(SFSP 06-2019)
Federal Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for All Child Nutrition Programs and Procurement Threshold and Applying the Simplified Acquisition Threshold in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Foods Service Program Procurement Standards Apr 17, 2019
SP 21-2019

(SFSP 07-2019)

Crediting Shelf-Stable, Dried and Semi-Dried Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Products in the Child Nutrition Programs Apr 17, 2019
SP 22-2019

(SFSP 08-2019)

Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Corn Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs Apr 17, 2019
SP 23-2019

(SFSP 09-2019)

Crediting Popcorn in the Child Nutrition Programs Apr 17, 2019
SP 24-2019

(SFSP 10-2019)

Crediting Surimi Seafood in the Child Nutrition Program Apr 17, 2019
SP 25-2019

(SFSP 11-2019)

Crediting Tempeh in the Child Nutrition Programs Apr 17, 2019
SP 26-2019

(SFSP 12-2019)

Crediting Pasta Products Made of Vegetable Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs

Apr 17, 2019

SP 27-2019 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Year 2019-20

Attachment:
SP 27-2019a1 - PLE Tool (xls)

April 18, 2019

SP 28-2019 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Meal Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat with Questions & Answers

May 29, 2019

SP 29-2019 SP 29-2019: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Allocation of Funds for Fiscal Year 2020

May 30, 2019

SP 30-2019 Reminder: Requirements for Students Transferring from Provision to non-Provision Schools

Jun 10, 2019

SP 31-2019 Farm Bill Implementation Memo: Donated Traditional Foods and Civil Liability July 17, 219
SP 32-2019 Buy American and the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 Aug 15, 2019
SP 33-2019 Updated Template: Local Agency Procurement Review Tool for School Food Authorities Beginning in School Year 2019-2020

Attachment: SP 33-2019a - Comprehensive Procurement Review Tool: State Agency Instructions
Aug 19, 2019
SP 34-2019 Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Masa Harina in the Child Nutrition Programs

(Rescinds and replaces SP 22-2019 - Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Corn Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs.)

Aug 22, 2019
SP 35-2019 Administrative Review Addendum (Effective School Year 2019-2020)

Attachment:
Administrative Review Manual Addendum: Effective School Year 2019-2020

Aug 23, 2019
SP 36-2019 Updated School Meal Guidance Sep 23, 2019
SP 37-2019 Questions and Answers on the Final Rule Child Nutrition Program: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements Sep 23, 2019
SP 38-2019 Meal Requirements under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Questions and Answers for Program Operators Sep 23, 2019
SP 39-2019 Clarification on the Milk and Water Requirements in the School Meal Programs Sep 23, 2019
SP 40-2019

SFSP 17-2019
Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs Sep 23, 2019
SP 41-2019 Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Sep 23, 2019

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