Food and Nutrition Service February 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

School Food Safety Program Based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Principles (HACCP); Approval of Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2010-3476
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
The final rule entitled School Food Safety Program Based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Principles (HACCP) was published on December 15, 2009, which implemented a legislative provision requiring school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to develop a school food safety program for the preparation and service of school meals served to children. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on November 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Federal Collection of State Plan of Operations, Operating Guidelines and Forms
Document Number: 2010-3448
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision of a collection currently approved for State Agency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, administrative matters.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): Amendment Removing Priority Given to Women, Infants, and Children Before the Elderly in Program Participation
Document Number: 2010-2594
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This final rule amends the regulations for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) by removing the priority given to women, infants, and children before the elderly in program participation, in accordance with the amendment made by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill). As a result of this amendment, local agencies are no longer required to prioritize benefit issuance based on population group. All CSFP applicants may be treated equally when caseload slots become available, provided all eligibility requirements are met.