WIC Food Package Rule: Implementation of Lowfat (1 percent) and Nonfat Milks Provision
WPM #2014-6. On March 4, 2014, a final rule revising the food packages provided in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) was published in the Federal Register (79 FR 12274). The final rule requires that only lowfat (1 percent) or nonfat milks may be authorized as the standard issuance for children over two years of age and women in Food Packages IV-VII. This memorandum clarifies effective and implementation dates for the lowfat (1 percent) and nonfat milks provision and expectations related to implementation.