WIC Vendors are an important part of the WIC Program, ensuring that participants buy WIC-approved foods.
Repplication notices are sent to active, compliant vendors in July and must be completed by August of that year. Reapplying vendors must send at least one representative to participate in the Policices and Responsibilities training at least once every three years.
Vendor bulletins describe important changes and updates within the WIC Vendor Program and are sent to retailers when issues arise. You are responsible for reviewing the information included in the bulletins, sharing the information with staff members, and making the necessary changes to your procedures. All Vendor Bulletins are listed below.
Food vendors are not allowed to derive more than half of their annual food sales from WIC checks.
Beech-Nut is the accepted brand for all infant foods and cereals. Allowed Beech-Nut infant food includes:
Only the least expensive, or store brand, will be acceptable for these foods:
Farm Fresh checks are not valid at WIC Vendor stores. The bank will reject any such check deposited and we will not reimburse the Vendor. These checks are for a once--year special issue good only at an authorized WIC Farmers' Markets. These checks have a barn on them.