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Resource | Notices

Reopening of Comment Period: WIC National Universal Product Code Database Next Steps

The FNS WIC program  is issuing this Request for Information to obtain input from WIC state agencies, authorized vendors, food manufacturers, technology partners, and other interested stakeholders regarding the direction of the National Universal Product Code (NUPC) database. 

Resource | Notices

Request for Information: WIC National Universal Product Code Database Next Steps

WIC is issuing this Request for Information to obtain input from WIC state agencies, authorized vendors, food manufacturers, technology partners, and other interested stakeholders regarding the direction of the National Universal Product Code (NUPC) database. 

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - SNAP State Agency Options for Standard Utility Allowances and Self-Employment Income

This information collection addresses the state agency reporting burden associated with the following state agency options under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Establishing and reviewing standard utility allowances (SUAs) and establishing methodology for offsetting cost of producing self-employment income.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: SNAP Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances

The proposed rule would revise SNAP regulations to standardize the methodology for calculating standard utility allowances. 

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - National Universal Product Code (NUPC) Database

This collection is an extension, without change, of a currently approved collection for the maintenance of a central repository containing information about authorized foods in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, as approved by various WIC state agencies.

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 | 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.