Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0066
Clarification on Use of the WIC Acronym and Logo

This policy memorandum supplements an Instruction of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, WIC Program – Use of WIC acronym and logo.

WIC 2009-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0029
WIC Nutrition Services Documentation

This policy memorandum identifies the purpose, necessary elements and outcomes for nutrition services documentation in the WIC program.

WIC 2008-4
Resource | Legislation
Section 32 of PL 320 and Related Laws

[As Amended Through PL 110–246, Effective May 22, 2008] 
   PART A—General
   PART B—Purposes of Commodity Distributions
   PART C—Specific Commodities

PL 320
Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Miscellaneous Vendor-Related Provisions

This final rule amends the regulations governing the WIC program to clarify issues that have arisen subsequent to the publication of the WIC Food Delivery Systems Final Rule on Dec. 29, 2000, and to strengthen further the requirements for state vendor management and infant formula cost-containment systems.

Resource | Notices
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (2008-2009)

The Department announces adjusted income eligibility guidelines to be used by state agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in the WIC program. These income eligibility guidelines are to be used in conjunction with the WIC regulations.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages - Delay of Implementation Date

This document delays from Aug. 5, 2009 until Oct. 1, 2009 the implementation date of the interim final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Revisions in the WIC Food Packages, which was published in the Federal Register on Dec. 6, 2007, 72 FR 68966, and became effective on Feb. 4, 2008.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: Implementation of Nondiscretionary WIC Certification and General Administrative Provisions

This interim final rule amends the regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Childrenby implementing most of the nondiscretionary provisions of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 that address participant certification and general program administration in the WIC program.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages; Approval of Information Collection Request

The interim rule announces approval of the information collection requirements associated with Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages published on Dec. 6, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0009
Guidance - State Agency Model (SAM) Systems Transfer Requirements

In March 2007, WIC state agencies and Regional Offices received a memorandum that provided guidance on the process for State Agency Model (SAM) transfers. It has come to our attention that there is some confusion as to what is required to justify adoption of a non-SAM system.

WIC 2007-2a
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0028
Implementation of the Infant Formula Cost Containment Provisions of PL 108-265

This memorandum provides guidance on the implementation of the nondiscretionary infant formula cost containment provisions of PL 108-265, the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004. Policy memo is under revision. 

WIC 2004-4