Food Distribution Program
Links

These are links to some websites that may be of interest to the users of the Nebraska Food Distribution Program website. This is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of sites. You will be leaving the Nebraska Food Distribution Program server when you follow these links (disclaimer).  The Nebraska Food Distribution Program does not endorse these products.  Links to commercial sites are for information purposes only.

State of Nebraska sites

Nebraska Food Distribution Ordering System (apps-dhhs.ne.gov/fdp)

Nebraska Department of Education Nutrition Services (www.education.ne.gov/NS)

Nebraska Department of Administrative Services Material Purchasing (www.das.state.ne.us/materiel/purchasing)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sites

Commodity Food Network (www.commodityfoods.usda.gov)   The USDA Commodity Food Network (CFN) is the first ever one-stop Federal website that provides direct access to all of the services and resources available for the following USDA Food Distribution Programs.

Discover School Breakfast Toolkit (www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Breakfast/toolkit)   This kit is designed for individuals who have an interest in increasing access to the School Breakfast Program, determining the type of meal service most suited to their needs, and developing a marketing plan that will capture and keep all of their customers.

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) (www.fsis.usda.gov)  A public health regulatory agency of the USDA, the Food Safety and Inspection Service protects consumers by ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome, and accurately labeled.

Food Safety and Inspection Service Recall (www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls) A recall is a voluntary action by a manufacturer or distributor to protect the public from products that may cause health problems.  Look here first for current recall news.

Fuel Up to Play 60 (www.fueluptoplay60.com)

HealthierUS School Challenge (www.teamnutrition.usda.gov/healthierUS/index.html)  The HealthierUS School Challenge is a voluntary initiative established in 2004 to recognize those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. 

Homeland Security (Department of Homeland Security) (www.dhs.gov/dhspublic)  This newly formed federal agency has developed several initiatives to protect U.S. citizens form the risk of terrorist attacks.  This website will keep you informed of the latest.

Nebraska School Breakfast Challenge (www.hungerfreeheartland.org/breakfast-challenge)  The goals of this two-year challenge are to encourage schools to implement a School Breakfast Program if they currently do not offer one and increase school breakfast participation in existing School Breakfast Programs.  Schools that increase breakfast participation by 35% or more will be showcased on the honor role list on the Nebraska Department of Education website. 

USDA Food & Nutrition Service Assistance Programs (www.fns.usda.gov)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) (www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome)  USDA's home page.

USDA Food Distribution (www.fns.usda.gov/fdd)  USDA's Food Distribution home page.

USDA's Team Nutrition (www.fns.usda.gov/tn/)  USDA's Team Nutrition website dedicated to helping meet the goal of healthier children.

The Healthy Meals Resource System (HMRS) (http://healthymeals.nal.usda.gov) This site provides information to persons working in USDA's Child Nutrition Programs. 

Other Sites

American Commodity Distribution Association (ACDA) (www.commodityfoods.org) A non-profit professional trade association, ACDA is devoted to improvement of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Food Distribution Program.

School Nutrition Association (ASNA) (www.schoolnutrition.org)

Nebraska School Nutrition Association (NSNA) (www.nebraskasna.org)

The Food Allergy Network (www.foodallergy.org)


Disclaimer for outside links:  This website contains links to sites which are not maintained by or under the control of the State of Nebraska.  Technical problems with outside links, other than a link that has been moved or changed, should be reported to the entity that maintains the site, not to the Nebraska Food Distribution Program.  However, If you feel that the content of an outside link is inappropriate, or would like to suggest resources/topics you would like this site to include, please send an email to: Chad.Mohr@nebraska.gov


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