The program should conform to applicable portions of the FDA Food Code and all applicable state and local food service rules and regulations for centers and family child care homes regarding safe food protection and sanitation practices.
Watch this webinar to discover ideas for fully implementing the updated Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal patterns. Learn how the CACFP changes connect to the current Head Start Program Performance Standards.
The USDA Nutrition Assistance Programs provide children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACF) and disaster assistance. This information on USDA nutrition assistance programs will benefit grantees who provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks for families enrolled in their program.