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Oregon WIC Approved Foods

Effective February 1st, 2021; Revised February 1, 2022

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

For a list of revisions, use these links: Single sheet (one-sided)  |  3-up printer-friendly (two-sided)

*Printed copies of the English and Spanish Food Lists are available. Contact your local WIC clinic to request a copy.

           


Oregon WIC Food List:

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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.

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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)
  • Corn tortillas
  • Whole wheat tortillas
  • Whole wheat pasta
  • Yogurt
  • Soy beverage
  • Tofu
  • 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 and canned fruits & vegetables  (view Produce Clarifications list, PDF)
  • Brown rice
  • Milk, eggs, cheese, peanut butter, dry and canned 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