USDA CACFP information on feeding grain portions for infants, use this important guide. Grains in the form of bread/bread-like items, crackers, iron-fortified infant cereal, or ready-to-eat cereals are an important part of meals and snacks in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). To make sure infants get enough grains, required amounts of grain[...]
News Flash!!! Spread the Word The USDA, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Home Child Cares has news for Child Care Providers. Starting July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 USDA will be paying Tier 1 (the highest reimbursement level) meal reimbursement for ALL Providers! Now is the time to join or re-join the CACFP Program! There[...]
CREDITABLE FOODS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO MDNP LISTS FOR 2020 Check the complete list and reporting information by clicking here: CREDITABLE FOODS ADDED FOR 2020 to print and learn how these food items can be included in your menus. The foods added as creditable include Coconut; Hominy & Corn Masa, Masa Harina, Corn Flour, and[...]
A Look At CN Label Guidance Centers and Day Care Homes offering meals through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) play a critical role in supporting the wellness, health, and development of children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities through the provision of nutritious foods. In particular, child care providers have a powerful[...]
Choking Hazards & Allergy Warning Choking Hazards The following foods, if served whole or in chunks, are considered choking hazards. Use these simple changes to make them safe options. Some foods cannot be safely altered, so it’s recommended they not be served at all. [...]
Mountainview Daycare Nutrition Program (MDNP) is a non-profit agency in western Washington that works to reimburse licensed, exempt (providing care for non-resident relatives) home and center child care providers.