Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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:
- Bottled juices
- Canned meats, fruits, vegetables
- Shelf-stable and instant dry milk
- Peanut butter
- Dried beans
Individuals interested in participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program must meet specified criteria:
- Must be 60 years of age or older and
- Household income must fall at or below 130 percent of the Federal Poverty Level [ ].
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.