Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment - Approval of Information Collection Request

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on Oct. 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on Nov. 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0083
Transition Participation Reporting

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC state agency questions concerning reporting participation on the FNS-798 during the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2010.

WIC 2010-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0071
Implementation of PL 111-80 Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination

This memorandum provides guidance to WIC state and local agencies regarding military combat pay received by service members during a deployment.

WIC 2010-2
Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment

This final rule incorporates into program regulations new legislative requirements for vendor cost containment that affect the selection, authorization, and reimbursement of retail vendors.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This document corrects a typographical error published in an interim final rule concerning maximum monthly allowances of supplemental foods for infants in food (packages I, II, and III) published in the Federal Register on Dec. 6, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0061
State Agency Furloughs and Shutdowns

This policy memorandum provides guidance for WIC state and local agencies in determining income eligibility for state and federal employees in instances where such employees experience a temporary decrease in earning due to being furloughed or having their pay deferred because of a state budget impasse or the temporary shutdown of the agency were they are employed, without pay.

WIC 2009-3
Resource | Books
The Two-Bite Club (English and Spanish)

This educational storybook, available in English and in Spanish, was developed to introduce MyPlate to young children. Parents or caregivers read the book to children and encourage them to try foods from each food group by eating just two bites, just like the characters in the story.

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

This is an affirmation by the Department of a final rule, without change, of an interim rule that amended the regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children by 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 | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0032
Reimbursement of Intra-State Transportation Costs During Disasters

During a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, or during a situation of distress declared by a state or FNS, the state may find it necessary to transport USDA Foods from one area within the state to another in support of disaster feeding efforts.  These intra-state transportation costs will be reimbursed by FNS during a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, and reimbursed by FNS to the extent funds are available during situations of distress.  

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