Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP – Updated Federal Trafficking Definition

In February, 2013, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published final regulations revising the definition of trafficking. It subsequently came to our attention that some States were not clear that upon its effective date, Federal law takes precedence and States were expected to implement the new Federal trafficking definition.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2013-4
OIG Hotline Information on WIC Food Instruments

As part of our continued efforts to further enhance integrity in the WIC Program and pursuant to the Senate Explanatory Statement regarding the Consolidated Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 P.L. 113-6, we are encouraging all WIC State agencies to add the Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General hotline website to all WIC food instruments (WIC checks, vouchers, and electronic benefit transfer cards) or their accompanying folders or sleeves.