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Whole Grains: Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Bread and Tortillas

MN WIC Program



  • Recipes

  • Product Listings

  • Current Product Listing for WIC-Allowed Brown Rice (PDF)
  • Current Product Listing for WIC-Allowed Oatmeal (PDF)
  • Current Product Listing for WIC-Allowed Bread (PDF)
  • Current Product Listing for WIC-Allowed Tortillas (PDF)

  • Brown Rice

    Brown Rice

    Allowed

    • 14 to 16 oz Package Any Brand or Bulk
    • Instant, quick or regular cooking
    • Bulk brown rice OK, including organic

    Not Allowed

    • No added sugar, fats, oils or salts
    • No mixes or wild rice
    • No prepackaged organic
    • No boil in a bag
    • No specialty rice like basmati

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    Oatmeal

    Oatmeal

    Allowed

    • 16 oz. Package WIC Allowed Brands or Bulk
    • Best Choice, quick and old fashioned oats
    • Food Club, quick oats
    • Mom's Best, natural quick and old fashioned oats
    • Our Family, quick & old fashioned oats
    • Bulk oatmeal OK, including organic
    • Rolled oats only

    Not Allowed

    • No added sugar, fats, oils or salts
    • No prepackaged organic
    • No steel cut oats
    • No individual packets (these can be purchased as cereal)

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    Whole Wheat Bread

    Bread

    Allowed

    • 16 oz. (1 lb.) Loaf WIC Allowed Brands
    • Bimbo, whole wheat
    • Cub, 100% whole wheat
    • Family Choice, 100% whole wheat
    • Fareway, 100% whole wheat bread
    • Food Club, 100% whole wheat
    • HyVee, 100% whole wheat
    • Our Family, 100% whole wheat
    • Pepperidge Farm
    • Stone Ground 100% Whole Wheat Bread
    • Very Thin Sliced Soft 100% Whole Wheat
    • Whole Grain Rye, Seeded
    • Sara Lee, classic 100% whole wheat 16 oz.
    • Shurfresh, whole wheat
    • Village Hearth, 100% whole wheat
    • Weight Watchers, whole wheat, multi-grain
    • East African brand 16 oz. whole wheat Injera bread OK

    Not Allowed

    • No organic
    • No rolls, buns, bagels, English muffins, pita bread
    • No frozen bread dough
    • No take and bake bread products

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    Corn and Wheat Tortillas

    Tortillas

    Allowed

    • 16 oz. packages of the following WIC Allowed Brands:

    Soft Corn Tortillas

    • Azteca, corn
    • Best Choice, corn
    • Carlita's, corn
    • Chi Chi's, white corn
    • Don Pancho, white corn
    • Food Club, white corn
    • HyVee, white corn
    • La Banderita, 100% natural corn
    • La Burrita, corn
    • La Perla, corn
    • Los Maizales, corn
    • Mission, extra thin yellow corn
    • Shurfresh, corn/maiz

    Whole Wheat or Whole Grain Tortillas

    • Best Choice, whole wheat
    • Buena Vida, whole grain
    • Carlita, whole wheat
    • Chi-Chi's, whole wheat
    • Don Pancho, whole wheat
    • Food Club, whole wheat
    • Frescados, whole wheat
    • HyVee, Authentic 8 Whole Wheat
    • La Banderita, whole wheat
    • Mission, whole wheat
    • Ortega, whole wheat
    • Roundy's, whole wheat
    • Shurfresh, whole wheat

    Not Allowed

    • No organic
    • No wraps, flat bread or pita bread
    • No hard shells tortillas or taco shells

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