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Infant Foods: Cereals, Meats, Formula, Vegetables and Fruits

MN WIC Program



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Infant Cereals

8 or 16 oz. Only, WIC Allowed Brands

Rice Cereal Package Gerber Cereal

Allowed

  • Beech Nut, plain rice, oatmeal, barley, multi-grain, wheat, corn
  • Gerber, plain rice, oatmeal, barley, whole wheat, multi-grain

Not Allowed

  • No cereal with added fruit, formula or other additives (including DHA)
  • No organic infant cereal

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Infant Meats

FOR FULLY BREASTFED INFANTS ONLY

2.5 oz., WIC Allowed Brands

Gerber Chicken Baby Food Tippy Toes Baby Meat Beech Nut Infant Meat

Allowed

  • Beech Nut
  • Gerber
  • Tippy Toes
  • Any variety meat or poultry as a single ingredient
  • Added broth or gravy OK

Not Allowed

  • No dinners
  • No added sugar or salt
  • No products with DHA
  • No organic

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Infant Formula

Doctors strongly recommend breastfeeding as the best way to feed babies.

Breastfed babies do not get sick as much and receive health benefits that last a lifetime.

12.4/12.6 oz. Powder, 13 oz. Concentrate, WIC Allowed Brands

Similac Advance Infant Formula Gerber Good Start Soy Formula Similac Sensitive Infant Formula

Allowed

  • Similac Advance, 12.4 oz. powder, 13 oz. concentrate
  • Gerber Good Start Soy, 12.9 oz. powder, 12.1 oz. concentrate
  • Similac Sensitive, 12.6 oz. powder, 13 oz. concentrate

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Infant Vegetables

4 oz. only, WIC Allowed Brands

Gerber Vegetable Baby Food Beechnut Vegetable Baby Food Tippy Toes Vegetable Baby Food More Infant Vegetables More Infant Vegetables

Allowed

  • Beech Nut
  • Gerber
  • Full Circle, organic
  • Tippy Toes
  • Wild Harvest, organic
  • Any variety plain vegetable
  • Two or more vegetables/fruits combined OK (e.g. corn/peas, carrots/mango)

Not Allowed

  • No dinners or added meats
  • No added sugar or salt
  • No vegetables with DHA
  • No organic (except Full Circle & Wild Harvest)

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Infant Fruits

4 oz. only, WIC Allowed Brands

Beech Nut Baby Food Fruit Gerber Baby Food Fruit Tippy Toes Baby Food Fruit
Parent's Choice Fruit Organic Infant Fruits Organic Infant Fruits

Allowed

  • Beech Nut
  • Gerber
  • Full Circle, organic
  • Parent's Choice
  • Tippy Toes
  • Wild Harvest, organic
  • Any variety plain fruit
  • Two or more vegetables/fruits combined OK (e.g. apple/banana, mangos/carrots)
  • 4 oz. twin packs are OK

Not Allowed

  • No desserts
  • No added sugar or salt
  • No added cereal
  • No fruits with DHA
  • No organic (except Full Circle & Wild Harvest)

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Fresh Bananas

Fresh Bananas

Allowed (Only When Listed on the WIC Voucher)

  • Up to 2 (two) pounds of fresh bananas
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No specialty bananas (e.g. baby bananas, plantains, etc.)

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