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Oregon WIC Food List - October 1, 2016

Click on the pictures to view or download the Oregon WIC Food List in English and Spanish. 

Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Somali and Arabic translations are in process and will be available soon. 

(Note: These are large image heavy documents with file sizes ranging from 2 - 3 MB and may take a few minutes to open.)  

 

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 *The Food List is available in print form in English and Spanish. To order, contact our office at 971-673-0040. If you need high-quality, print-ready PDFs of these documents or if you need these in an alternate format, please contact Holly Wilkalis at holly.s.wilkalis@state.or.us or 971-673-0037. 

 

View the previous Food List, revised March 2015:

English   |    Spanish   |   Arabic   |    Chinese    |    Russian    |   Somali   |   Vietnamese

12/1/15 brand addendum

 


 

Which brands are eligible?  

 
Oregon WIC has authorized specific brands of: 
  • ​Adult cereals, fortified with iron and folic acid.
    At least 50% of the authorized cereals are whole grain.
  • Sardines
  • Corn tortillas 
  • Whole wheat bread
  • 100% fruit juices rich in Vitamin C
  • Iron fortified infant formulas                          
  • Infant cereals
  • Baby food fruits and vegetables and meats
 
We also authorize most brands of...
 
Special infant formulas and certain medical foods may also be provided when prescribed by a physician or health professional for a specified medical condition. 
 

 


How WIC foods are chosen

WIC provides foods to supplement the diets of pregnant & breastfeeding women, and infants & children under 5 years of age.  The foods in a food package are based on federal regulations and are in alignment with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the infant feeding guidelines of American Academy of Pediatrics.

The foods selected for the Oregon WIC Food List were chosen based on several factors, such as: 

  • Meets federal regulations
  • Nutritional value
  • Promotes good nutrition
  • Acceptable to WIC participants
  • Available across the state
  • Cost