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Canned Beans, Dry Beans, Peas and
Lentils and Peanut Butter

MN WIC Program



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Canned Beans

Canned Beans

Allowed

15 to 16 oz. Cans, Any Brand

  • Regular or low sodium
  • Any variety

Not Allowed

  • No added fats, oils, meat
  • No baked beans or pork and beans
  • No refried beans
  • No soup mix
  • No organic
  • No green or wax beans

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Dry Beans, Peas and Lentils

Dry Beans, Peas and Lentils

Allowed

16 oz. Packages, Any Brand or Bulk

  • Any variety
  • Plain prepackaged
  • Bulk OK, including organic

Not Allowed

  • No prepackaged organic
  • No soup mixes
  • No seasonings or other ingredients

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Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter

Allowed

16 to 18 oz. Only, Any Brand

  • Creamy, crunchy, chunky
  • Natural or reduced sugar
  • Shelf stable only

Not Allowed

  • No organic
  • No reduced fat
  • No added jams, jellies, chocolate, or honey
  • No peanut butter spread or blends
  • No peanut butter located in the refrigerated section
  • No Skippy natural peanut butter spread
  • No Jif natural peanut butter spread
  • No Simply Jif

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