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Resource | Webinars/Videos Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Video

USDA is updating the WIC food packages to reflect current nutrition science.

Resource | Infographics Updates to the WIC Food Packages Infographic

Here's how the WIC food packages are changing.

Resource | Infographics WIC: Building a Healthy Foundation

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – also known as WIC – supports maternal and child health by providing nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to important health care and other social services.

Resource | Policy Memos WIC Policy Memorandum #2024-3: Implementing ABFA Requirements in WIC State Plans

Effective with the publication of the WIC Final Rule: Implementation of the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 and Related Provisions on Dec. 14, 2023, state agencies are now required to include a plan of alternate operating procedures, commonly referred to as a disaster plan, as part of their state plan.

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Resource | Policy WPM 2024-2: Vendor Cost Containment Certification Clarification for the Initial Authorization of Above-50-Percent Vendors

This policy memorandum provides clarification to WIC state agencies on the initial authorization of vendors that derive more than 50 percent of their annual food sales revenue from WIC (above-50-percent or A50 vendors) as well as information on the requirements for A50 vendors following authorization. 

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Resource | Webinars/Videos FY 24 WIC Maternal Health Funding Opportunities

This webinar recording provides information about two Requests for Applications focused on the relationship between WIC and maternal health. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Questions and Answers about the WIC AFBA Final Rule with Request for Comments

In July of 2022, the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 was signed into law. This rule implements the provisions of ABFA and several other related changes to strengthen WIC’s ability to address certain disasters, emergencies, and supply chain disruptions, particularly those impacting infant formula.

Resource | Waivers Flexibilities to Support Outreach, Innovation, and Modernization in WIC

Through ARPA, USDA received waiver authority to support WIC and FMNP outreach, innovation, and modernization. Waivers are currently available to support WIC online shopping and ARPA funded projects.

Resource | Policy Memos WIC and FMNP: Available Expedited ARPA Waivers and Request Process

This letter provides information to WIC state agencies and WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program state agencies on available American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 waivers and a new state agency request process.

Resource | Guidance Documents Letter to WIC State Agencies on FY 2024 Funding

FNS recently provided WIC state agencies with a pro-rata allocation of funding for the initial weeks of the federal fiscal year. Consistent with past practice, FNS will also provide state agencies with a second allocation, bringing the total first quarter funds provided under the Continuing Resolution to one-third of the anticipated funding need for the year.

Page updated: October 14, 2021