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Accommodation of Cultural Food Preferences in the WIC Program

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Recently, cultural food preferences among participants in the WIC program have received considerable attention. There has been concern expressed that some WIC participants may not take full advantage of program benefits (e.g., the food packages and nutrition education) for cultural reasons. In this Notice, the Department is soliciting public comments regarding the issues surrounding the accommodation of cultural food preferences in the WIC program.

Page updated: May 26, 2021