Posts Categorized: WIC Food

WIC Produce Benefits Update

Expanded Dollar Amount For Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Offered Through Sept. 2023 Good news!Texas WIC’s temporary fruit and vegetable dollar amount increase is now being offered through September 30, 2023!  The increased dollar amount for WIC produce benefits (fruits and vegetables) are for the following amounts: Children get $25 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding […]

Budget Bites to Help You Save Money On Food

4 Tips To Help You Save Money Grocery prices keep going up, and we are all looking for ways to stretch our food budgets. Here are a few tips we can all use to curb the waste, and stretch our food dollars even further. USE MORE, WASTE LESS If you don’t think you will use […]

Texas WIC’s New Contract Formulas

On Oct. 1, 2022, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. The listed Similac productsbecome the corresponding Enfamil product. This Similac Product…. ….Becomes This Enfamil Product Similac Advance 12.4oz PWD  Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD Similac Advance 20.6oz PWD   Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD   Similac Advance 30.8 oz PWD   Enfamil Infant […]

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 […]

Dallas 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 […]

Government Food Program Serves Up Produce

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September  Congress has approved another extension of WIC’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru September 2022. WIC is a government food program that provides nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support and monthly food packages of healthy foods for pregnant women, babies and children up to age 5. “With the rising […]

Need Food? WIC, SNAP Can Help

Sometimes everyone needs a helping hand with their groceries. Food assistance programs – like Woman, Infant and Children (WIC) and SNAP – can offer much needed help putting food on your table so you don’t have to worry how you are going to get your next meal. WOMAN, INFANT & CHILDREN (WIC) Texas WIC provides […]

Eat Healthy With Texas WIC

Moms on a budget know how hard it can be to provide healthy meals for their family. Learn how to eat healthy with WIC. Texas WIC is a government program that provides financial assistance and nutrition education to low-income families. Learn how the WIC program works and learn a few tips for eating well on […]