Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0003
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.

WPM 2015-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0075
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 CDC to manage public health risks. 

WIC Policy Memorandum 2015-2
Resource | Best Practices
Best Practices for Healthy School Fundraisers

Use this brochure to help your school earn extra money for different activities, events, and equipment that keep students excited and engaged. This brochure provides ideas to use healthy choices for fundraising that sell only nonfood items or foods that meet the Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

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 (WIC): Revisions in the WIC Food Packages was published on March 4, 2014. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on April 14, 2014. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0021
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.

WIC Policy Memorandum #2014-6
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0016
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 FNS when they permanently disqualify a WIC-only authorized store owner.

2014-5
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 | 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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0006
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 that authorized rounding to the next whole container of infant food (infant cereal, fruits, vegetables, and meat).

WIC Policy Memorandum 2014-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0008
Vendor Management: Incentive Items, Vendor Discounts and Coupons

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide comprehensive guidance to WIC state agencies regarding WIC-authorized vendors’ in-store promotions.

2014-3