Acronyms Commonly Used in Child Nutrition Programs

AR Administrative Review
ADC Adult Day Care
ADP Average Daily Participation
ASFSA American School Food Service Association
ARM Administrator's Reference Manual
CACFP Child and Adult Care Food Program
CE Contracting Entity
CAD Corrective Action Document
CCC Child Care Center
CFR Code of Federal Regulation
CN Child Nutrition
CND Child Nutrition Director
CNP Child Nutrition Programs
CNPP Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
DCH Day Care Homes
DGA Dietary Guidelines for Americans
ESC Education Service Center
F Fruit
F&N Food and Nutrition
FBG Food Buying Guide
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FBMP Food Based Menu Planning
FIFO First In First Out
FMNV Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value
FNIC Food and Nutrition Information Center
FNS Food and Nutrition Service
FPR Food Production Record
FRAC Food Research and Action Center
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service
FSMC Food Service Management Company
G Grain
HACCP Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
HHSC Health and Human Services Commission
HUSSC Healthier U.S. School Challenge
IOM Institute of Medicine
LEA Local Education Agency
M/MA Meat/Meat Alternate
NAL National Agricultural Library
NET Nutrition Education and Training
NFSMI National Food Service Management Institute
NNDCNP National Nutrient Database for Child Nutrition Programs
NSLP National School Lunch Program
OVS Offer Versus Serve
PEIMS Public Education Information Management System
RD Registered Dietitian
RCCI Residential Child Care Institution
RDAs Recommended Dietary Allowances
RDIs Recommended Daily Intakes
SA State Agency
SBP School Breakfast Program
SFSP Summer Food Service Program
SMP Special Milk Program
SNA School Nutrition Association
SNB Severe Need Breakfast
SSO Seamless Summer Option
TEA Texas Education Agency
TFER Texas Food Establishment Rules
TASN Texas Association for School Nutrition
TSFSA Texas School Food Service Association
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
V Vegetable
WG Whole Grain
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