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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) The term 'Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' This child nutrition program provides cash and commodity assistance to support meal service programs in child care centers, headstart facilities, outside of school programs, and family and group home day care homes for children, the elderly, and disabled. It is permanently authorized under Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act, administered by the Food and Nutrition Service, and funded annually by agricultural appropriations'.
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