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Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

Summer Food Service Program Sponsors; School Food Service Directors/Managers
Paula Tyner-Doyle, Coordinator
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Newly Creditable Food Items in Child Nutrition Programs

New food yields for the following food items have been added to the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs (FBG) Interactive Web-Based Tool: surimi seafood, tempeh, coconut, popcorn, and hominy. Please see the following memos for guidance on these newly creditable food items:

  1. SP 08-2019, CACFP 02-2019, SFSP 02-2019 Update of Food Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs
  2. SP 22-2019, CACFP 09-2019, SFSP 08-2019 Crediting Coconut, Hominy, Corn Masa, and Corn Flour in the Child Nutrition Programs and SP 26-2019
  3. SP 23-2019, CACFP 10-2019, SFSP 09-2019 Crediting Popcorn in the Child Nutrition Programs
  4. SP 24-2019, CACFP 11-2019, SFSP 10-2019 Crediting Surimi Seafood in the Child Nutrition Programs
  5. SP 25-2019, CACFP 12-2019, SFSP 11-2019 Crediting Tempeh in the Child Nutrition Programs

Check out these new food items on the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool and the FBG Mobile App.

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