Budget Bites to Help You Save Money On Food

4 Tips To Help You Save Money Grocery prices keep going up, and we are all looking for ways to stretch our food budgets. Here are a few tips we can all use to curb the waste, and stretch our food dollars even further. USE MORE, WASTE LESS If you don’t think you will use […]

Texas WIC’s New Contract Formulas

On Oct. 1, 2022, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. The listed Similac productsbecome the corresponding Enfamil product. This Similac Product…. ….Becomes This Enfamil Product Similac Advance 12.4oz PWD  Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD Similac Advance 20.6oz PWD   Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD   Similac Advance 30.8 oz PWD   Enfamil Infant […]

Texas WIC Formula Changes Take Effect Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. Texas WIC’s contract for milk-based formulas has switched from Abbott Laboratories, the makers of Similac, to Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil products. The new contract is only for milk-based formulas. All other formula products remain unchanged.  “All WIC participants receiving standard milk-based infant […]

Texas WIC’s Expanded Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru Dec. 16

The WIC Fruit, Vegetable Bump Extended Thru Dec. 16 Texas WIC’s extended fruit and vegetable benefits are now extended thru December! Congress approved the expanded benefits last week, which were set to expire at the end of September.   The new benefits are now available thru Dec. 16.  According to Texas WIC, “Participants who receive the […]

WIC Benefits Last For Years To Come

There are more benefits than nutrition counseling, free healthy food packages, and breastfeeding support that participants gain from the Texas WIC program. The WIC program is a government-funded nutritional program to help improve the health and nutrition for pregnant women and their children up to age 5.  “WIC saves lives and improves the health of […]

WIC Income Requirements

Pregnant & Need Help? Are you pregnant and need help with your pregnancy, but not sure where to start? Start with Texas WIC.  The program is open to pregnant women that are Texas residents. The free program can begin as soon as you learn that you are expecting a baby. To qualify, expecting Texas mothers […]

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September

Texas WIC has extended it’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru the end of September. According to Texas WIC the new benefits offer the following: Children get $24 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding clients get $43 each month  Fully and partially breastfeeding clients get $47 each month. For example, if you are pregnant […]

RECALL ALERT: Check Your Baby Formula

The FDA has announced a voluntary recall of Similac products (including Total Comfort, Spit Up and Sensitive). Consumers can check the bottom of their baby formula for the information below:  The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, […]

WIC Help Is Available To Expecting Moms

If you are expecting a baby in 2022, Texas WIC can help you get off to a healthy start. The program is open to eligible expecting mothers and mothers with children up to age five. To qualify, Texas residents must meet certain income requirements. (Learn more about the requirements below.)  Texas WIC benefits are offered to qualifying expectant […]