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Meal Documentation

All centers must keep documentation of the daily planned menus and quantities of food prepared for each meal and/or snack claimed for reimbursement. All meal and/or snacks must be documented appropriately and documentation must be available on site for review. One of the following must be used:
  • Food Production record – for self-preparation
  • Transport sheet – for meals transported from a preparation site or for vended meals
  • Other – tools developed by the sponsor must have KSDE approval for use

PDF File Links Below
MS Word file links below
MS Excel file links below
Title/Description
Instructions for using the Food Production Record Workbooks
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Instructions for using the following Food Production Records:
--- --- Breakfast, AM Snack, Lunch & PM Snack Food Production Record     Breakfast, AM Snack, Lunch and PM Snack
--- --- Breakfast Lunch PM Snack Cycle Food Production Record     Breakfast, Lunch and Snack
--- --- Breakfast Snack Food Production Record     Breakfast and Snack
--- --- Breakfast Snacks Food Production Records     Breakfast and Snacks
--- --- Lunch or Supper and Snack Food Production Record     Lunch or Supper and Snack
--- --- Lunch or Supper Food Production Record     Lunch or Supper
--- --- Lunch and Snacks Food Production Record     Lunch and Snacks
--- --- Snacks Food Production Record     Snacks
Daily Meal Transport Sheet - PDF
Daily Meal Transport Sheet - MS Word
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Daily Meal Transport Sheet - 02/2019
Weekly Snack Transport Sheet - PDF Weekly Snack Transport Sheet - MS Word --- Weekly Snack Transport Sheet - 02/2019
Tip Sheet for Accepting Processed Product Documentation
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Tip Sheet for Accepting Processed Product Documentation
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USDA's Manufacturer's Product Formulation Statement
Updated CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements FAQS --- --- Updated CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements FAQs - 01/2019
 
USDA Guidance & Resources
--- --- --- Nutrition Standards for CACFP Meals and Snacks (Current and Updated Standards)
--- --- --- CACFP Meal Pattern Training Tools (available in English and Spanish)
USDA Policy Memo 02-2018 --- --- Policy Memo 02-2018 - Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the CACFP, Q&As
USDA Policy Memo 01-2018 --- --- Policy Memo 01-2018 - Grain Requirement in the CACFP, Q&As
Policy Memo 09-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 09-2017 - Vegetable and Fruit Requirements in the CACFP, Q&As
USDA Policy Memo 08-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 08-2017 - Q&As on the Updated Meal Pattern Requirement for the CACFP
USDA Policy Memo 05-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 05-2017 - Offer versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the CACFP
USDA Policy Memo 17-2016 --- --- Policy Memo 17-2016 - Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in the CACFP, Q&As
       

Recipes

--- --- --- Healthier Kansas Menus - CACFP
--- --- --- Recipes for Healthy Kids, USDA Team Nutrition
Recipes for Healthy Kids, CACFP Meal Pattern Crediting --- --- Recipes for Healthy Kids, CACFP Meal Pattern Crediting
--- --- --- USDA Recipes for Child Care, ICN
--- --- --- Whats Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl
       
Menu Planning Resources
Crediting Handbook, USDA --- --- Crediting Handbook, USDA
--- --- Sugar Calculator for Yogurt and Breakfast Cereal Sugar Calculator for Yogurt and Breakfast Cereal - New October 2017
Sample Snack Menu --- --- CACFP Sample Snack Menu
--- --- --- Food Buying Guide (FBG) for Child Nutrition Programs
Exhibit A: Grain Requirements for Child Nutrition Programs --- --- Exhibit A: Grain Requirements for Child Nutrition Programs, 04/2018
How to Cook Ground Meat --- ---
How to Cook Ground Meat
How to Cut Cantaloupe --- ---
How to Cut Cantaloupe
Preparing an Onion --- ---
Preparing an Onion
Top Ten Truths for Handling Knives --- ---
Top Ten Truths for Handling Knives
Using Knives --- ---
Using Knives
 
Infant Resources
CACFP Infant Feeding Guide, KSDE --- --- CACFP Infant Feeding Guide, KSDE
--- --- --- USDA Feeding Infants: A Guide for Use in the Child Nutrition Programs
Table Food Guidelines for Infants --- --- Table Food Guidelines for Infants
Best Practice Checklist:  Feeding Infants --- --- Best Practice Checklist: Feeding Infants


 
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