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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Final Rule - WIC Miscellaneous Provisions

Last Modified: 02/12/2014

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Implementation of the Nondiscretionary, Non-Electronic Benefits Transfer-Related Provisions of Public Law 111-296

This final rule, published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2011 (76 FR 59885), incorporates into the regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) several changes set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act). These provisions address: certification periods for children participating in the WIC Program; increased emphasis on breastfeeding promotion and support; compiling and publishing data for partially and fully breastfed infants; sharing nutrition education materials with institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP); and infant formula (and other foods) rebate management.

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010  

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