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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

WIC Infant Formula Distribution Toolkit

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

WIC Eligibility for Imported Infant Formula

A list of WIC-eligible formulas imported under FDA’s enforcement discretion is provided. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

WIC Shopping Experience Improvement Grant: Notice of Funding Availability

As part of the WIC innovation and modernization efforts to be funded under ARPA, FNS will fund non-competitive grants to WIC State agencies to complete projects aimed at improving the WIC shopping experience, which is a well-documented pain point for WIC participants. The primary goal of funded projects must be to improve the shopping experience, as evidenced by increasing the redemption of WIC benefits, improving customer satisfaction, and/or improving participant access to vendors, including for underserved communities and individuals.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

Cooperative Agreement to Improve WIC Participation and Retention through Community Outreach Webinar

The WIC Community Innovation and Outreach Cooperative Agreement (CIAO) is designed to test new ways of reaching out to potential and current WIC participants.

Resource | Waivers

Follow-up Letter to State Health Commissioners

Follow up to letter dated May 24, 2022 and recent listening sessions with State Health Commissioners and WIC state agencies.

Resource | Technical Assistance

WIC EBT Activities

WIC EBT activities

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

WIC Program Grant Levels by Fiscal Year

WIC NSA grant levels by fiscal year and state agency. 

Resource | Policy Memos

Request for Additional WIC Flexibility in Response to the Impact of the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic on Nationwide Infant Formula Supply Chain Issues and 2022 Abbott Recall – Vendor Exchanges

This letter is in response to correspondence from WIC state agencies requesting program flexibility from WIC federal requirements as a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula and exempt infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula and exempt infant formula shortages.

Resource | Policy Memos

Request for Additional WIC Flexibility in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 and 2022 Abbott Recall on Nationwide Infant Formula Supply Chain Issues for Infants in Food Packages I and II – Maximum Monthly Allowance

This letter is in response to correspondence from WIC state agencies requesting program flexibility with regard to the maximum monthly allowance requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Letter to State Health Commissioner Regarding Infant Formula

USDA letter to State Health Commissioners whose WIC state agency holds an infant formula rebate contract with either Mead Johnson-Reckitt or Nestle Gerber.