The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program benefits nutritionally vulnerable populations by providing them with vouchers to buy healthful foods. In the retail sphere, the […]
This policy memorandum set forth updated WIC Management Information System (MIS) guidelines and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and MIS funding guidance to facilitate the implementation of statewide WIC EBT systems.
SUMMARY OF NWA FISCAL YEAR 2020 FUNDING REQUESTS Total funding request: $6.15 billion + contingency fund Set-aside for Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program: $90 million Set-aside for WIC infrastructure: $14 million […]
Summary Among the nutrition assistance programs available to low-income families, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the only one that specifically targets the nutritional […]
This study examines the degree to which food prices, caseloads, and cost-containment practices influenced costs of state WIC food benefits packages. Because few data existed on the actual food items that WIC participants purchased, the study used a scanner dataset of supermarket transactions and other sources to estimate the average monthly cost of WIC food benefits in several areas.
In this report, ERS uses preliminary data from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to examine trends in U.S. food and nutrition assistance programs through fiscal 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014). Federal expenditures for USDA’s domestic food and nutrition assistance programs totaled $103.6 billion in fiscal 2014, or 5 percent less than the previous fiscal year—the first decrease since 2000 (March 2015).
This is WIC monthly program data on WIC participation by food package category and program costs, from all 90 WIC state agencies, collected and compiled by the USDA Food and […]
This is monthly WIC program data from all 90 WIC state agencies, collected and compiled by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
This is summarized WIC program data, collected and compiled by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.