WIC Tips and Tools

Under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's final rule on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), canned fruits, vegetables and beans, as well as canned juice and fish, are allowed under the new food packages. Within those categories, there are many varieties of canned food options available today that meet the USDA's food requirements for WIC and that can help WIC participants meet the Dietary Guidelines.

To help you and your colleagues understand and communicate the many benefits canned foods can provide, we've gathered the following resources.


Top Picks for WIC:

How Many Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Can You Buy With $10?

The Benefits of Canned Foods in WIC 

USDA Approved Canned Foods for WIC

Simple Tips for How to Cook with Canned Foods

The Science Behind Canned Foods

Home Economics: Essential Kitchen Toolkit - A Guide for Teaching How to Plan, Shop For, Store and Cook with Canned Foods 

Canned Foods Fill Myplate For Kids