Commodity Supplemental Food Program [CSFP] Law and Legal Definition

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, other new mothers up to one year postpartum, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. It provides food and administrative funds to States to supplement the diets of these groups.

The CSFP program provides foods purchased and distributed by the USDA to:

a. infants up to the 12th month of age;

b. children from age one up to the sixth birthday;

c. women who are pregnant, breastfeeding and/or who have had a baby within the past year; and

d. seniors who are 60 years or older