Posts Categorized: WIC Food

Texas WIC Formula Changes Take Effect Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. Texas WIC’s contract for milk-based formulas has switched from Abbott Laboratories, the makers of Similac, to Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil products. The new contract is only for milk-based formulas. All other formula products remain unchanged.  “All WIC participants receiving standard milk-based infant […]

Texas WIC’s Expanded Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru Dec. 16

The WIC Fruit, Vegetable Bump Extended Thru Dec. 16 Texas WIC’s extended fruit and vegetable benefits are now extended thru December! Congress approved the expanded benefits last week, which were set to expire at the end of September.   The new benefits are now available thru Dec. 16.  According to Texas WIC, “Participants who receive the […]

Primarily WIC Stores Coming To East Texas

Grocery Services North Opening Tyler, Longview Locations WIC grocery shopping is about to get easier for East Texans. Primarily WIC stores will soon open in Tyler and Longview. Grocery Services North will soon open its 10th and 11th Primarily WIC stores in East Texas.  The Tyler location will open at 225 East Amherst #700 and […]

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September

Texas WIC has extended it’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru the end of September. According to Texas WIC the new benefits offer the following: Children get $24 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding clients get $43 each month  Fully and partially breastfeeding clients get $47 each month. For example, if you are pregnant […]

Waco WIC Kids: Fun Summertime Activity

Check Off  Mealtime, Playtime At Same Time!  Who said you couldn’t play with your food? Getting kids into the kitchen is a great activity to get their creative juices flowing. It’s also a great way to keep them interested in eating healthy, WIC foods.  Healthy WIC foods don’t have to be boring. In fact, you […]

Eat Healthy With Texas WIC

If you’re a mom on a budget, you know how hard it can be to provide your family with healthy meals. But did you know that the Texas WIC program can help? Learn how to eat healthy with WIC. Texas WIC is a government program that provides financial assistance and nutrition education to low-income families. […]

RECALL ALERT: Check Your Formula

The FDA has announced a voluntary recall of Similac products (including Total Comfort, Spit Up and Sensitive). Consumers can check the bottom of their baby formula for the information below:  The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, […]

Texas WIC Fruit And Vegetable Benefits Extended

WIC clients are getting a little something extra for the new year: an extension on the expanded fruit and vegetable benefits. Texas WIC announced on its website that the expanded benefits will be offered through the end of March 2022. “This extension has different dollar amounts based on your category. Eligible clients will receive the following,” […]

Get More WIC Produce Benefits Thru Dec.

Expanded WIC Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Texas WIC is has extended a popular WIC produce benefits to get even more fruits and vegetables through Dec. 31. The extra benefits will be added to your card to redeem with your other WIC benefits.  According to TexasWIC.org the extended fruit and vegetable benefits provide the following: Children get […]

Texas WIC Helps Displaced LA WIC Families

Texas WIC Helps LA WIC Families Texas WIC helps Louisiana WIC families displaced by Hurricane Ida. “Wherever you find yourself in Texas, WIC can help transfer your benefits, replace your lost foods and assist with breastfeeding during this time of need,” according to social media posts by WIC agencies.  To find contact information of a […]