Food and Nutrition Service December 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Revisions in the WIC Food Packages
Document Number: E7-23033
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This interim rule revises regulations governing the WIC food packages to align the WIC food packages with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) \1\ and current infant feeding practice guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics, better promote and support the establishment of successful long-term breastfeeding, provide WIC participants with a wider variety of food, and provide WIC State agencies with greater flexibility in prescribing food packages to accommodate participants with cultural food preferences.
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