7 CFR 250.57 - Commodity schools.

§ 250.57 Commodity schools.

(a)Categorization of commodity schools. Commodity schools are schools that operate a nonprofit school food service in accordance with 7 CFR part 210, but receive additional donated food assistance rather than the general cash payment available to them under Section 4 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1753). In addition to requirements in this part relating to donated foods, commodity schools must adhere to Federal regulations in 7 CFR part 210, as applicable.

(b)Value of donated foods for commodity schools. For participating commodity schools, the distributing agency receives donated foods valued at the sum of the national per-meal value and the value of the general cash payment available to it under Section 4 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1753), multiplied by the number of reimbursable lunches served by commodity schools in the previous school year. From the total value of donated food assistance for which it is eligible, a commodity school may elect to receive up to 5 cents per meal in cash to cover processing and handling expenses related to the use of donated foods. In addition to Section 6 and Section 14 foods under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1755 and 1762(a)), the distributing agency may also receive donated foods under Section 32 ( 7 U.S.C. 612c), Section 416 ( 7 U.S.C. 1431), or Section 709 ( 7 U.S.C. 1446a-1), as available, for commodity schools.

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Title 7 published on 10-May-2017 03:42

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 250 after this date.

  • 2017-02-27; vol. 82 # 37 - Monday, February 27, 2017
    1. 82 FR 11854 - Revisions and Clarifications in Requirements for the Processing of Donated Foods; Extension of Comment Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      The comment period for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register of January 5, 2017 (82 FR 1231), has been extended from March 6, 2017, to April 5, 2017. To be assured of consideration, comments must be received on or before April 5, 2017.
      7 CFR Part 250