SDE: FNS Instructions for Child Nutrition Programs

FNS Instructions for Child Nutrition Programs

Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) instructions are issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide guidance and clarification pertaining to the federal regulations for Child Nutrition Programs, including the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Special Milk Program (SMP), Seamless Summer Option (SSO) of the NSLP, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Summary of Revisions to FNS Instructions (December 2, 2010) (PDF)
Overview of changes to FNS instructions including a list of obsolete documents.
Number Date Title
113-1 Revision 5 11-8-05 Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement Nutrition Programs and Activities
755-1 12-19-91 Delegation of Responsibility in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
765-4 Revision 2 11-1-91 Independence of the Review Official in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
765-7 Revision 2 11-1-91 Handling Lost, Stolen and Misused Meal Tickets
765-10 1-21-92 Child and Adult Care Food Program Follow-Up Verification Reviews
770-2 Revision 1 11-21-91 Commodity Distribution Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
770-3 Revision 1 12-28-82 Eligibility for Donated Foods to Camps in the Summer Food Service Program
776-3 Revision 2 6-18-92 Eligibility of Individuals Over 12 Years of Age With Mental or Physical Disabilities in Child Care Facilities Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
776-4 Revision 1 11-7-91 Temporary Emergency Residential Care in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
776-6 Revision 1 2-13-87 Tax-Exempt Status for Summer Food Service Program Sites
776-7 Revision 1 6-6-88 Eligibility of Schools and Institutions to Participate in School Nutrition Programs
776-8 8-8-86 Eligibility of Proprietary Title XX Centers
776-9 6-30-93 Verification of Eligibility Procedures in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
781-2 2-5-88 Child Nutrition State Administrative Expense Funds
781-6 3-19-86 Special Developmental Projects
781-7 Revision 1 1-12-92 Cost of Distribution of Bonus Commodities to Family Day Care Homes
781-8 Revision 1 8-28-86 Use of Program Funds for Child Care Standards Compliance
782-1 Revision 1 8-27-86 Outside-School-Hours Care Centers
782-4 Revision 2 11-8-91 Approval of Child Care Institutions for the Summer Food Service Program
782-5 Revision 1 6-6-88 Pricing of Adult Meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
782-6 Revision 1 11-4-10 Fees for Lunchroom Services
782-13 6-6-88 Guidelines for Policy Statement When Serving Meals or Milk without Separate Charge
783-1 Revision 2 1-8-97 The Grains/Breads Requirement for the Food-Based Menu Planning Alternatives in the Child Nutrition Programs
783-2 Revision 2 10-14-94 Meal Substitutions for Medical or Other Special Dietary Reasons Remains in effect for CACFP and SFSP. Rescinded September 27, 2016, for NSLP, SBP, SMP, and FFVP, and superseded by USDA Memo SP 59-2016: Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs.
783-3 Revision 1 8-28-86 Family Style Meal Service in the Summer Food Service Program
783-6 3-22-72 Guidelines for the Amounts and Use of Nonfat Dry Milk, Whole Dry Milk, and Canned Evaporated Milk Which are Equivalent to One-Half Pint of Fluid Whole Milk
783-7 Revision 1-24-95 Milk Requirement - Child Nutrition Programs
783-9 Revision 2 5-3-93 Family Style Meal Service in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Rescinded December 9, 2016, and superseded by USDA Memo CACFP 05-17: Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
783-11 Revision 1 8-17-95 Juice Products Child Nutrition Programs
783-13 Revision 3 3-27-13 Variations in Meal Requirements for Religious Reasons: Jewish Schools, Institutions and Sponsors
784-3 10-14-82 Reimbursement for Meals Provided by Parents in the Child Care Food Program
786-5 Revision 1 11-8-91 Provider Claim Documentation and Reconciliation
786-6 Revision 1 8-21-90 Reimbursement for Recycled Milk and Other Meal Components
786-7 Revision 2 11-4-10 Reimbursement for Meals and Milk Served on Weekends
786-8 Revision 1 6-6-88 Reimbursement for Off-Site Meal Consumption
786-9 Revision 2 10-26-10 Reimbursement for Meals or Milk Served to Continuous School Calendar Students
787-3 11-15-71 Matching of Funds
788-2 Revision 1 6-6-88 Partial Implementation of the School Meal Programs in an Individual School
788-3 Revision 2 11-1-91 Classification of Applicants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
788-5 10-25-82 Approval of Administrative Budgets for Multi-State Sponsoring Organizations of Family Day Care Homes Child Care Food Program
788-6 Revision 2 11-1-91 Availability of Institutions' Records to Administering Agencies
788-7 Revision 2 11-7-91 Staff-Child Ratios for Centers in Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Child Care Standards
788-10 10-14-82 Retroactivity of Agreements for the Child Care Food Program
788-12 Revision 1 8-8-86 Approval of Sponsors Under Investigation or Audit in the Summer Food Service Program
788-13 Revision 1 8-7-86 Sub-sites in the Summer Food Service Program
788-16 10-19-83 Administrative Procedures for Multi-State Sponsoring Organization Child Care Food Program
788-17 1-11-93 Documentation of Licensing/Approval
791-1 Revision 1 7-12-88 Prohibition Against Denying Meals and Milk to Children as a Disciplinary Action
792-2 Revision 1 11-1-91 Contracting Out Management Functions in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
794-5 Revision 1 6-6-88 Agreements With Entities Which Operate Interstate Schools and Facilities
795-1 6-20-91 Use of School Feeding Facilities for the Elderly and Other Community Feeding Programs
796-2 Revision 4 12-13 Financial Management Child and Adult Care Food Program
796-4 Revision 4 4-14-94 Financial Management Summer Food Service Program for Children
796-5 10-14-82 Tax Issues Concerning Day Care Homes
Additional USDA Policies and Guidance
CONTACT:   CSDE School Nutrition Programs Staff    CSDE CACFP Staff    CSDE SFSP Staff
Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
Child Nutrition Programs
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 504
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
Phone: 860-807-2050
Fax: 860-807-2127

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