Resource | Research | Participation Characteristics
The WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2012: Food Package Report

The WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2012: Food Package Report is a supplement to the WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2012 biennial report. The Food Package Report describes the content of WIC food packages based on information on the packages or prescriptions issued to WIC participants in April 2012. This report is a new report and should be of interest to researchers at USDA, academics, and others who study or have interest in the WIC program and nutrition.

Resource | Posters
MyPlate Posters

Double-sided 20”x16” posters of the MyPlate icon. One of the posters has a blue placemat on one side and a magenta placemat on the reverse side. The other poster has a green placemat on one side and a yellow placemat on the reverse side.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages; Approval of Information Collection Request

The rule titled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages was published on March 4, 2014. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements  on April 14, 2014. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0021
WIC Food Package Rule: Implementation of Lowfat (1 percent) and Nonfat Milks Provision

This memorandum clarifies effective and implementation dates for the lowfat (1 percent) and nonfat milks provision and expectations related to implementation.

WIC Policy Memorandum #2014-6
Resource | Rules
Correction: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This document is a correction appearing on pages 12273-12300 of a document that was published on 03/04/2014.

Resource | Final Rule
Correction: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This document is a correction of an document that was published on 03/04/2014.

Resource | Rules
Correction: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

On pages 12295-12296, in § 246.10(e)(9), Table 3 is corrected.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

The WIC food packages provide supplemental foods designed to meet the special nutritional needs of low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, non-breastfeeding postpartum women, infants and children up to five years of age who are at nutritional risk. WIC food packages and nutrition education are the chief means by which WIC affects the dietary quality and habits of participants.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0006
Issuance of Infant Food in the WIC Food Package

This memo responds to request from state agencies that administer WIC for clarification on the issuance option for infant foods in the WIC food packages, including the federal WIC requirement that authorized rounding to the next whole container of infant food (infant cereal, fruits, vegetables, and meat).

WIC Policy Memorandum 2014-2