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Nutrition Programs News Headlines
06/11/2024Meal Modifications in Child Nutrition Programs
06/04/2024Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (S-EBT) Program for Summer 2024
05/08/2024FY24 SFSP Operational Questions and Answers
05/06/2024School Year 2024-2025 Warehouse Contract Award
04/29/2024Community Eligibility Annual Notification of Local Educational Agencies
04/29/2024Notification to the Community on the Summer Food Service Program
02/27/2024Northeast Food for School Grant Extension and Reallocation
02/27/2024Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program School Year 2024-2025
02/21/2024REVISED: Fiscal Year 2024 Massachusetts Schools with at least 50% of Student Enrollment Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals in Child Nutrition Programs
02/07/2024School Year 2024-2025 USDA Foods Ordering & Commitment Forms
02/01/2024Allowable and Indirect Costs
11/27/2023Investing in School Nutrition Programs
10/24/2023Food Service Management Company Request for Proposal / Contract and Renewal Template
10/04/2023Northeast Food for School Grant Awards and Support (Revised)
08/30/2023National School Nutrition Programs Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year 2024
03/15/2023Provision 2 Base Year Validation
02/10/2023Northeast Food for Schools Funding Opportunity
01/12/2023School Meal Access for Early College Learners
12/22/202212/22/2022 UPDATE: Choking Prevention Policy: Nutrition for Young Children (Under the age of four)
12/06/2022Civil Rights Complaint Policy & Procedures for Sponsoring Organizations of Child Nutrition Programs
11/07/2022CACFP Policy: Prorated Site Monitoring Schedule for Sponsoring Organizations
09/26/2022Affordable Connectivity Program
08/15/2022Permanent Agreements for the Child Nutrition Program Sponsors
08/03/2022CACFP Policy for Annual Application Renewal
08/03/2022CACFP Policy for Active Participation
06/28/2022Use of the Nondiscrimination Statement on Public Communications (State Guidance issued June 28, 2022)
02/28/2022An Act Promoting Student Nutrition (2 of 2) — Student Unpaid Meal Debt
02/28/2022An Act Promoting Student Nutrition (1 of 2) — New Requirements Related to Special Provisions
01/14/2022An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell (FY 23)
08/05/2021Taglines and Providing Meaningful Access to the Child Nutrition Program (State Guidance issued August 5, 2021)

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Has the Office for Food and Nutrition Programs (FNP) requested that any regulatory requirements be waived for Child Nutrition Programs operating in Massachusetts?

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Last Updated: June 24, 2024

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