Latest News for School Nutrition Programs

6/2/2023 Now Available! Crediting Grains in the Child Nutrition Programs Tip Sheets!

6/2/2023 Credibility of Dole Wiggles Fruit Juice Gels

6/2/2023 Clarification on Criteria for Operating a Closed Enrolled Site in Income Eligible Areas

6/2/2023 TDA Nutrition Feedback Survey

6/2/2023 Food Service Management Company Contracts (FSMC)

4/28/2023 Seamless Summer Option (SSO) Age/Grade Exemption

4/28/2023 Universal Breakfast Program Waivers

4/28/2023 Reminder: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Deadline – June 30, 2023

4/28/2023 NSLP Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contracts

4/28/2023 USDA Foods Transferring Opportunities closing April 30th

4/28/2023 NSLW 2023 Theme: Level Up with School Lunch

4/28/2023 NSLP Program Year 2023-2024 (SY24)

4/28/2023 Seamless Summer Option (SSO) Application DUE: May 31,2023

4/28/2023 Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool Released for School Year (SY) 2023 – 2024

4/28/2023 NSLP PY 2023-2024 Information

4/11/2023 Exciting Grant Opportunity for Small/Rural Schools | Healthy Meals Incentive Grant

3/29/2023 Proposed Rule: Community Eligibility Provision- Increasing Options for Schools

3/29/2023 Reminder: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Deadline – June 30, 2023

3/29/2023 Food Service Management Companies (FSMCs)

3/29/2023 Oliver Foundation Healthy Choices Grants - $750-$5000

3/29/2023 New Trays in Team Nutrition’s School Meals Trays, Many Ways Collection!

3/29/2023 Internet Services Available to All Households with Kids at CEP Schools

3/29/2023 Comment Period Extended for the Proposed Rule to Revise Nutrition Standards

2/1/2023 Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contracts

2/1/2023 No Findings Administrative Review (AR)

2/1/2023 TDA Jobs

1/9/2023 Public Notice, Proposed Waiver of SFSP Requirement – 3-Year Management Plan Submittal Cycle for Experienced Sponsors

9/29/2022 TDA Releases 10 Revised Administrator's Reference Manual Sections

9/28/2022 TDA Submits Waiver Request to Implement Five-Year Administrative Review Cycle

7/1/2022 TX-UNPS FDP Upgrade Coming in 2023/2024

6/8/2022 “And Justice for All” Poster

1/12/2022 Maximum Approvable Average Daily Participation (ADP)

7/28/2021 Seamless Summer (SSO) Site Applications SY 2022

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Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

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1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
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