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Recall Depew, NY: Fruit Fresh Up, Inc Recalls Products due to Possible Health Risk | FDA

The full notice and list of product descriptions/UPC can be found here.

Company Announcement

Fruit Fresh Up, Inc. is voluntarily recalling from the market all fresh cut fruit and vegetable products and ready to eat dips, as listed below, processed at its Depew, NY production facilities, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

NYSED Administration of Child Nutrition Programs

NYSED Administration of Child Nutrition Programs

  • Administers Federal and NYS Child Nutrition (CN) Programs to public and nonpublic nonprofit schools; local, county, municipal, and state governmental entities; Indian tribal territories, migrant programs; nonprofit agencies; faith-based organizations and camps
  • Administers NYS Anti-Shaming Policy
  • Administers NYS Breakfast After the Bell Program & Equipment Grants
  • Administers Federal Equipment Assistance Grants

Maintaining Integrity in School Meals Served Outside the Cafeteria Tip Sheet

The Food and Nutrition Service’s Office of Program Integrity (OPI) is excited to announce the release of a tip sheet to assist school meals program operators in strengthening integrity during meal services held in locations other than the cafeteria. OPI collected information from schools to create the tip sheet, Maintaining Integrity in School Meals Served Outside the Cafeteria.

FY 2021 P-EBT Local Level Administrative Cost Grant Awards

Under Section 4601 of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing funds to extend new FY 2021 P-EBT Local Level Administrative Cost Grant Awards to Child Nutrition (CN) State agencies with the purpose of reimbursing School Food Authorities (SFA) for administrative costs incurred in support of P-EBT. 

No Kid Hungry New York Grant Opportunities

No Kid Hungry New York is announcing a new grant opportunity to help expand access to meals for kids in New York. This grant opportunity will provide funding to school  districts to maximize federal child nutrition programs to ensure children and families have access to healthy meals at school and at home during the school year and/or summer months. No Kid Hungry knows that school districts play an essential role in ensuring students receive nutritious meals to learn, grow, and thrive to reach their full potential.

NYSED Announces the Availability of the 2022 Summer Food Service Program

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) encourages public and nonpublic nonprofit school food authorities; local, county, municipal, and state governmental entities; Indian tribal territories, migrant programs; nonprofit agencies; faith-based organizations and camps interested in providing healthy meals to children this summer to participate in the United State Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

And Justice for All Posters

The USDA “And Justice for All” poster must be on display in all buildings where Child Nutrition Programs are in operation.  To obtain “And Justice for All” posters, please complete the Resource Order Form.

The Office of Child Nutrition also provides free display cases for your posters, as shown below.  These can be ordered free of charge on the Resource Order Form: http://www.cn.nysed.gov/form/resource-order-form

 

Free Signage Resources for SFA’s

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 201, 7 CFR 210.10(a)(2) requires the schools identify, near or at the beginning of the serving lines, what foods constitute a unit priced reimbursable meal.

The Child Nutrition Program Administration has materials available, free of charge, to ensure School Food Authorities (SFA’s) are complying with this signage requirement.

Providing School Meals to Students Learning Remotely in SY 2021-2022

With election of applicable waivers, current USDA flexibilities allow school food authorities (SFAs) the option to provide students learning remotely with access to meals on school days during the 2021-2022 School Year.

Waivers

Non-congregate Meal Service*

Waives the requirement for meals to be served and consumed by students at school and allows meals to be provided outside of school.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

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.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  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
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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