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AR – Administrative Review

CACFP – Child and Adult Care Food Program

CFR – Code of Federal Regulations

CNPA – Child Nutrition Program Administration

CPI-U – Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers

DOH – Department of Health

FNS – Food and Nutrition Services

FSMC – Food Service Management Company

HACCP – Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point

HHFKA – Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

LEA – Local Education Agency

NFSMI – National Food Service Management Institute

NSLP – National School Lunch Program

NYSED – New York State Education Department

OGS – Office of General Services

OIG – Office of the Inspector General

SBP – School Breakfast Program

SFA – School Food Authority

SFSP – Summer Food Service Program

USDA – United States Department of Agriculture

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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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