NEW USDA Q&A: Race and Ethnicity Determination in CACFP and SFSP
On June 13th, 2022, USDA FNS shared with state agencies questions and answers regarding the 2021 Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data by Visual Observation and Identification in the CACFP and SFPS - Policy Recission.
"This memorandum provides clarification on questions related to the collection of race or ethnicity data now that visual identification of race and ethnicity is no longer an allowable practice in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)" (USDA Memo Code 09-2022, SFSP 05-2022).
Purpose of the original requirement
How does the policy recission impact the collection of the data?
When recission was effective
Parameters set by FNS
Frequency of collection
Inability to collect data
Use of school databases
Other aggregate data
School enrollment data
Data collection methods
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