Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0042
Promising Practices in WIC Food Cost Containment

This policy memorandum is being issued in response to the Fiscal Year 2013 audit by USDA’s Office of Inspector General, state agencies’ Food Costs for the Food and Nutrition Service’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Audit #27004-0001-22).

WIC 2015-6
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0008
Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide comprehensive guidance to WIC state agencies regarding WIC-authorized vendors’ in-store promotions.

2014-3
Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment

This rule makes administrative corrections to a final rule published in the Federal Register on Oct. 8, 2009, entitled "Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment.''

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: Discretionary WIC Vendor Provisions in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 - PL 108-265

This final rule amends regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) by adding three requirements mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 in amendments to the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) concerning retail vendors authorized by WIC State agencies to provide supplemental food to WIC participants in exchange for WIC food instruments.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Miscellaneous Vendor-Related Provisions

This final rule amends the regulations governing the WIC Program to clarify issues that have arisen subsequent to the publication of the WIC Food Delivery Systems Final Rule on December 29, 2000, and to strengthen further the requirements for State vendor management and infant formula cost-containment systems.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Discretionary WIC Vendor Provisions in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, PL 108-265

This rule proposes to amend regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) by adding three requirements mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 concerning retail vendors authorized by WIC state agencies to provide supplemental food to WIC participants in exchange for WIC food instruments.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0017
Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule Clarification

WIC Policy Memo #2006-6. This policy memorandum updates the guidance provided in Final WIC Policy Memorandum #2006-4, dated January 11, 2006, regarding the implementation of the WIC Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule, published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2005, at 70 FR 71708.

WIC 2006-6
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0003
WPM #2006-4: Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule

This policy memorandum supplements the guidance provided to state agencies on Jan. 4, 2006, regarding the significance of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued on Dec. 29, 2005, by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, for the implementation of the WIC Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule, published in the Federal Register on Nov. 29, 2005, at 70 FR 71708.

WIC 2006-4
Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment

This interim rule amends the regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to strengthen vendor cost containment.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0055
Prohibition Against Authorization of Certain Vendors

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the vendor-related WIC provision reflected in PL 109-97, Agricultural, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, which provides WIC funding for FY 2006.

WIC 2006-2