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WIC Food List

New foods temporarily added

During this time, we want to help you buy food with WIC.

Starting April 3, 2020, you can now buy:

  • White eggs that are medium, large, extra-large and jumbo (no organic or cage-free)
  • Authorized cheese in 8 ounce blocks.

Check back here (or on the WICShopper app) for more food options coming soon!

Oregon WIC Approved Foods - Effective March 1st, 2019

Click on the pictures below to view or download the Oregon WIC Food List. 

Note: These are Adobe Reader (PDF format) files. Due to the number of images, they are large files and may take a few minutes to download and open.

*The Food List is available in print in English and Spanish.

If you would like to provide a printed copy of this list to participants who need them in other languages, you can download printer-friendly versions here:  Arabic | BurmeseChinese | Chuukese | Karen | NepaliRussian | Somali | Ukrainian | Vietnamese 

Food List ENG thumb.jpg     Food List SPAN thumb.jpg   food-list-arab-thumb.jpg food-list-chin-thumb.jpg food-list-russ-thumb.jpg  food-list-somali-thumb.jpg  food-list-viet-thumb.jpg
    English                  Spanish                Arabic             Burmese             Chinese           Chuukese             Karen

Food List ENG thumb.jpg     Food List SPAN thumb.jpg    food-list-somali-thumb.jpg  food-list-viet-thumb.jpg  food-list-viet-thumb.jpg
     Nepali                   Russian                Somali             Ukrainian          Vietnamese


Common WIC foods (visual teaching tool, available online only):  English

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
  • Whole wheat bread (PDF)
  • 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...
  • Fresh & frozen fruits & vegetables  (view Produce Clarifications list, PDF)
  • Brown rice
  • Milk, eggs, cheese, peanut butter, dried beans, canned tuna and salmon
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

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