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Frequently Asked Questions
When will USDA recipes for schools be available?
The new USDA Recipes for Schools should be available for distribution beginning June 1, 2006. States may order copies for all their School Districts and schools or they may forward the attached electronic order form to their School Districts so the Districts may order for their staff and their schools.
Does NSLP reduce food insecurity?
Participation in USDA’s child nutrition programs, including NSLP, has been found to reduce food insecurity. To learn more about the impact of NSLP on food insecurity, please see:
What is the National School lunch program?
The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day.
What is on the USDA recipes for schools CD-ROM?
The CD-ROM contains the recipe files listed alphabetically by recipe name, by recipe number, and by recipe category. As stated in our January 18, 2006, memorandum to State Agencies (policy memorandum SP 10-2006), beginning July 1, 2006, schools must use the new USDA Recipes for Schools for meeting meal requirements for Federal reimbursement.