WIC Foods and Food Packages

WIC Foods

  • Are low in fat and high in fiber
  • Provide nutritional variety
  • Help promote a healthy weight

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WIC Food Packages Include

Breakfast Cereal

  • Iron-fortified and low in sugar
  • Many are whole grain and high in fiber
  • Gluten-free choices

Whole Grain Choices

  • Bread (whole-wheat)
  • Tortillas (corn or whole-wheat)
  • Brown rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole-wheat pasta

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Vitamin C-rich 100% juice

Dairy/Soy Choices

  • Fat-free and low-fat (1%) milk for women and children 2 to 5 years
  • Whole milk for children 12 to 24 months
  • Lactose-free, evaporated and nonfat dry powdered milk
  • Cheese
  • Kosher milk and cheese
  • Soy milk and tofu
  • Yogurt

Protein Foods

  • Eggs
  • Dried beans, split peas or lentils
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned tuna and salmon for fully breastfeeding women

Infant Foods

  • Infant cereal
  • Infant food fruits and vegetables
  • Infant food meats for fully breastfed infants
  • Formula

Food Packages - Effective November 1, 2019

Fully Breastfeeding Infants (6 months to 11 months)
Infant cereal 24 ounces
Infant fruits and vegetables (4-ounce) 64 containers
Infant meats (2.5-ounce) 31 containers
Formula Feeding Infants (0 months to 11 months)
Formula Amount varies
Formula Feeding Infants (6 months to 11 months)
Infant cereal 24 ounces
Infant fruits and vegetables (4-ounce) 32 containers
Formula Amount varies
Children 12 to 23 Months
Milk (whole milk only) 3 gallons
Milk or yogurt (whole milk only) 1 quart
Cheese 1 pound
Cereal 36 ounces
Juice (64 ounces fluid or 16 ounces frozen) 2 containers
Eggs 1 dozen
Beans or peanut butter 1 pound dry beans, or 4 cans of beans, or 16 to 18 ounces of peanut butter
Fruits and vegetables $9
Whole grains 2 pounds
Children 2-5 Years Old
Milk (fat-free, 1/2% or 1%) 3 gallons
Milk or yogurt (nonfat or low-fat) 1 quart
Cheese 1 pound
Cereal 36 ounces
Juice (64 ounces fluid or 16 ounces frozen) 2 containers
Eggs 1 dozen
Beans or peanut butter 1 pound dry beans, or 4 cans of beans, or 16 to 18 ounces of peanut butter
Fruits and vegetables $9
Whole grains 2 pounds
Pregnant or Partially Breastfeeding Women
Milk (fat-free, 1/2% or 1%) 4 1/2 gallon
Milk or yogurt (nonfat or low-fat) 1 quart
Cheese 1 pound
Cereal 36 ounces
Juice (48 ounces fluid or 12 ounces frozen) 3 containers
Eggs 1 dozen
Beans 1 pound dry or 4 cans
Peanut butter 16 to 18 ounce jar
Fruits and vegetables $11
Whole grains 1 pound
Fully Breastfeeding Women
Milk (fat-free, 1/2% or 1%) 5 gallon
Milk or yogurt (nonfat or low-fat) 1 quart
Cheese 2 pounds
Cereal 36 ounces
Juice (48 ounces fluid or 12 ounces frozen) 3 containers
Eggs 2 dozen
Beans 1 pound dry or 4 cans
Peanut butter 16 to 18 ounce jar
Tuna or salmon 30 ounces
Fruits and vegetables $11
Whole grains 1 pound

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