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CDE Clarifies Offer Versus Serve for CACFP Agencies

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9.1.2011 CDE clarifies in a management bulletin the use of offer versus serve (OVS) for agencies that participate in CACFP and serve meals prepared by School Food Authorities (SFAs) that participate in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program.

As outlined in Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (7 CFR), Section 226.20(o), agencies participating in the CACFP may substitute NSLP or SBP meal patterns, including the use of OVS, if they serve meals prepared by an SFA that is participating in the NSLP or SBP. 

Read the management bulletin on CDE's website. link