Resource | Policy Memos | 2015-3
Eligibility of White Potatoes for Purchase with the Cash-Value Voucher

This policy memorandum provides guidance on implementing the provisions that requires State agencies to include white potatoes as an eligible purchase with the WIC cash-value voucher.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2015-2
Protecting WIC Participant Confidentiality Within CDC Screening Protocols

This policy memorandum provides guidance for the protection of WIC applicants' and participants' confidential information, as required in the Federal WIC regulations, while complying with screening protocols as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to manage public health risks. 

Resource | Policy Memos | 2015-1
Sale of Safeway to AB Acquisition

This policy memorandum provides guidance to State agencies on authorization of vendors impacted by the sale of Safeway, Inc. (Safeway) to AB Acquisition, LLC (Albertsons).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-6
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.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-5
Reporting Permanently Disqualified WIC-Only/Authorized Store Owners to the System for Award Management (SAM)

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform WIC State agencies of a new requirement to notify the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) when they permanently disqualify a WIC-only authorized store owner.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-3
Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons

WIC Policy Memo #2014-3-Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-2
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 at 7 CFR 246.10(b) that authorized rounding to the next whole container of infant food (infant cereal, fruits, vegetables, and meat).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2014-1A
Clarification on Medical Documentation for Infant Formula Issued in Food Packages I and II

This policy memorandum is an addendum to WIC Policy Memorandum #2014-1, Changes to Abbott Infant Formula Product Line, issued on December 4, 2013. Several WIC State agencies have requested clarification on the medical documentation requirements for infant formula issued in Food Packages I and II. Therefore, this policy memorandum provides the requested clarification.