Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC Food Packages - Maximum Monthly Allowances

Last Modified: 12/02/2013

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SNAPSHOT of the WIC Food Packages 1

Maximum Monthly Allowances of Supplemental Foods for Children and Women

Foods

Children

------------------Women----------------------

Food Package IV:
1 through 4 years

Food Package V:
Pregnant and Partially Breastfeeding
(up to 1 year postpartum)

Food Package VI: Postpartum
(up to 6 months postpartum)

Food Package VII:
Fully Breastfeeding
(up to 1 year post-partum)

Juice, single strength

128 fl oz

144 fl oz

96 fl oz

144 fl oz

Milk 2

16 qt

22 qt

16 qt

24 qt

Breakfast cereal 3

36 oz

36 oz

36 oz

36 oz

Cheese

     

1 lb

Eggs

1 dozen

1 dozen

1 dozen

2 dozen

Fruits and vegetables

$6.00 in cash value vouchers

$10.00 in cash value vouchers

$10.00 in cash value vouchers

$10.00 in cash value vouchers

Whole wheat bread 4

2 lb

1 lb

 

1 lb

Fish (canned) 5

     

30 oz

Legumes, dry or canned and/or

Peanut butter

1 lb (64 oz canned)

Or

18 oz

1 lb (64 ounce canned)

And

18 oz

1 lb (64 ounce canned)

Or

18 oz

1 lb (64 ounce canned)

And

18 oz

1 Refer to the regulatory requirements for the complete provisions and requirements for WIC foods.
2 Allowable options for milk alternatives are cheese, soy beverage, and tofu.
3 At least one half of the total number of breakfast cereals on State agency food list must be whole grain.
4 Allowable options for whole wheat bread are whole grain bread, brown rice, bulgur, oatmeal, whole-grain barley, soft corn or whole wheat tortillas.
5 Allowable options for canned fish are light tuna, salmon, sardines, and mackerel.

 

   
   
   

SNAPSHOT of the WIC Food Packages 1

Maximum Monthly Allowances of Supplemental Foods For Infants In Food Packages I, II and III

 

----Fully Formula fed----


----Partially Breastfed----

----Fully Breastfed----

Foods

Food Packages
I and III

A: 0-3 months
B: 4-5 months

Food Packages
II and III

6-11 months

Food Packages
I and III

A: 0 to 1 month
B: 1-3 months
C: 4-5 months

Food Packages
II and III

6-11 months

Food Package I

0-5 months

Food Package II

6-11 months

WIC Formula

A: 806 fl oz reconstituted liquid concentrate

B: 884 fl oz reconstituted liquid concentrate

624 fl. oz. reconstituted liquid concentrate

A: 1 can powder

B: 364 fl oz reconstituted liquid concentrate

C: 442 fl. oz. reconstituted liquid concentrate

312 fl. oz. reconstituted liquid concentrate

   

Infant cereal

 

24 oz

 

24 oz

 

24 oz

 

Baby food
fruits and vegetables

 

128 oz

 

128 oz

 

256 oz

Baby food
meat

         

77.5 oz

1 Refer to the regulatory requirements for the complete provisions and requirements for infant formula and infant foods in the WIC food packages.

Regulatory Requirements for WIC-Eligible Foods

Information for Food Manufacturers