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USDA Food Distribution

Our mission at the Division of Food Distribution is to order, receive, warehouse, allocate, distribute, and monitor all USDA foods received by New York State in the most cost-effective, safe and efficient manner possible.

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Food Distribution Highlights

Food Distribution at Work

8.9 million pounds

of USDA foods for distribution to New York schools and child and adult care feeding facilities in the third quarter of 2016-17

13.4 million pounds

of USDA foods for distribution to New York food banks in the third quarter of 2016-17

$3.5 Million

committed by New York State schools to the USDA Pilot Project for Unprocessed Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for the 2016-17 school year

Non-Discrimination Statement


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

Fax: (202) 690-7442; or


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



Division of Food Distribution

Empire State Plaza,
Room C-120
Albany, NY 12242

Phone: (518) 474-5122
Fax: (518) 486-5660

Maureen Barbic, Director
Barbara Marshall, NSLP Administrator
Diane Green, TEFAP, Pilot Project, Special Milk
Scott Mosier, Processing Specialist
Rita Pellegrino, Warehouse Specialist
Dean Byrd, Support Staff
Mickala Cannon, Support Staff