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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Contact Us

(850) 617-7435

Laws and Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations
Title 7, Part: 247

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is a federally funded program aimed to improve the health and nutritional status of elderly persons, ages 60 and older, who are eligible based on income.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides nutritious USDA-donated foods to eligible participants through a specific monthly food package designed to supplement their diet and help stretch their food dollars. These food items may include:

  • Cereals
  • Bottled juices
  • Canned meats, fruits, vegetables
  • Shelf-stable and instant dry milk
  • Peanut butter
  • Dried beans
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Cheese

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals interested in participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program must meet specified criteria:

For more information on the availability of this program in your area or to apply for services, please contact the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at (850) 617-7435.