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WIC 2019 Eligibility and Coverage Rates

In the average month of 2019, an estimated 11.0 million people were eligible to receive benefits from WIC. Of that group, 6.3 million people participated in the program, meaning the share of eligible people who participated in WIC was 57 percent. 

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USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (monthly reports)

The USDA food plans represent a healthy diet at four different cost levels. Each food plan specifies quantities of food and beverage categories that can be purchased and prepared to make healthy meals and snacks at home.

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Completed Peer Review Plans and Reports

List of FNS completed peer review plans and reports. 

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USDA Actions on Nutrition Security

This report summarizes how the USDA is leveraging its existing authorities, resources and touchpoints to support nutrition security with a primary focus on activities from the FNCS mission area. We look forward to working with stakeholders to achieve this vision through improving diet quality, strengthening the public health impacts of the federal nutrition assistance programs and advancing racial equity.

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Report on the WIC Task Force on Supplemental Foods Delivery

The following report addresses actions taken by FNS to comply with the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 which directed USDA to establish a Task Force to study measures to streamline the redemption of WIC benefits in a manner that promotes convenience, safety, and equitable access to WIC supplemental foods for participants in the WIC program.

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Thrifty Food Plan - 2021

The Thrifty Food Plan, 2021 was released on August 16, 2021. The TFP represents the cost of a nutritious, practical, cost-effective diet.

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Thrifty Food Plan - 2021

The Thrifty Food Plan, 2021 was released on August 16, 2021. The TFP represents the cost of a nutritious, practical, cost-effective diet.

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SNAP Redemptions Report

This is a comparison of SNAP Authorized Farmers and Markets for previous fiscal years.

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SNAP Payment Error Rates - FY 2019

The Department set the QC tolerance threshold at $37 for fiscal year (FY) 2014 and adjusts the threshold each year following Section 3(u)(4) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended. For FY 2019, the tolerance threshold is $37.

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State Level Estimates of Infants and Children at or Below 185 Percent of Poverty

Estimates prepared from the American Community Survey (ACS) and the decennial Census and used in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) funding formula to determine states' fair shares of WIC food funds.