(1) Households applying for commodities are classified as follows:
(a) Assistance households shall be eligible to receive donated foods upon application for certification without
further investigation except that it is necessary to determine the number in the household and that all members have been considered in granting such aid.
(b) Non-assistance households are eligible for food assistance upon application, providing that the total income and resource of the household are less than the amount shown in the income and resource standards and provided they have cooking facilities and are in fact preparing their own meals.
(2) The assistance grant will not be reduced because of receipt of commodities.