New Jersey WIC Program

Authorized Food List

Effective January 2017

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Baby Foods, Infant Cereal

Infant Formula

Brand, size and amount listed on your WIC check


Baby Food

FRUITS & VEGETABLES
  • Amount and size listed on your WIC check
  • Variety of single ingredient commercial infant food fruit
  • Variety of single ingredient commercial infant food vegetable
  • Combination of plain single ingredients such as peas & carrots or apples & bananas
  • Two (4 oz.) packs and 4 oz. individual containers
  • One 2 pack counts as 2 (4 oz.) individual containers
ANY BRAND
NOT ALLOWED

Baby foods with added sugars, starches or salt, baby food mixtures with cereal or infant food dessert (such as peach cobbler), organic baby food, any variety of baby foods that contain DHA or yogurt

MEATS
  • Amount and size listed on your WIC check
  • Single meat or poultry varieties w/ broth or gravy
CEREAL
8 oz. containers only
  • Brand, size and amount listed on your WIC check
  • Plain varieties only
  • Rice, Oatmeal, Mixed Grains, Whole Wheat
NOT ALLOWED

Organic infant cereal, infant cereal with extra ingredients such as DHA, formula, fruit, yogurt or added protein

Milk, Soy Milk, Cheese, Tofu, Eggs

Soy Milk

  • Size and amount are listed on your WIC check

8th Continent –  Original and Vanilla

Silk –  Original


Yogurt

32 oz. containers only
  • Type listed on your check – whole fat, lowfat, non-fat
WHOLE FAT

Dannon – Plain and Vanilla
Foodtown – Plain
Lucerne – Plain
ShopRite – Plain

LOWFAT

Best Yet – Plain and Vanilla
Dannon – Plain and Vanilla
Foodtown – Plain, Strawberry and Vanilla
Great Value – Strawberry and Vanilla
Lucerne – Strawberry and Vanilla
Mehadrin (Kosher) – Plain and Vanilla
ShopRite – Plain and Vanilla
Stop & Shop – Plain
Weis – Plain and Vanilla
White Rose – Plain and Vanilla
Yoplait – Strawberry and Vanilla

NON-FAT

Best Yet – Plain and Vanilla
Dannon – Plain
Foodtown – Plain
Great Value – Plain and Vanilla
J&J (Kosher) – Plain, Strawberry and Vanilla
Lucerne – Plain
ShopRite – Plain and Vanilla
Stop & Shop – Plain and Vanilla
Weis – Plain and Vanilla
White Rose – Plain and Strawberry

NOT ALLOWED

Greek, organic, drinkable yogurts, yogurt with artificial and non-nutritive sweeteners, yogurt with mix-in ingredients such as granola, candy pieces, honey, nuts and similar ingredients


Tofu

16 oz. only

Azumaya – Silken
House Foods America – Firm, Medium Firm and Extra Firm

NOT ALLOWED

Tofu with added fats, sugars, oils or sodium, organic tofu


Eggs

One dozen (12 eggs) carton only
  • Grade A large only
  • White only
ANY BRAND
NOT ALLOWED

1/2 dozen cartons (6 eggs), cooked eggs, jumbo eggs, extra large eggs, medium eggs, brown eggs, specialty eggs, low cholesterol eggs, organic eggs, Eggland’s Best, cage-free/free range eggs, eggs with Omega-3


Cheese

  • Cheese made in the USA from 100% pasteurized cow’s milk only
  • Cheese labeled low or reduced cholesterol, low or reduced fat or low or light sodium
  • Individual slices, blocked or shredded
ANY BRAND

16 oz. package only in the following varieties:

  • American (Pasteurized Process)
  • Cheddar
  • Colby
  • Monterey Jack
  • Muenster
  • Mozzarella (Part skim or Whole)
  • Provolone
  • Swiss
NOT ALLOWED

Individually wrapped slices, deli cheese, imported cheese, cheese food, cheese spread, cheese product, flavored cheese, string cheese, organic cheese


Milk

  • Plain pasteurized cow’s milk only
  • Type, size and amount listed on your WIC check
STORE BRAND ONLY
  • Fluid
ANY BRAND
  • Dry/Powdered (3 qt or 8 qt only)*
  • Evaporated/Canned (12 oz. cans only)
  • Lactose Reduced or 100% Lactose Free
  • UHT Milk (shelf stable)
  • Kosher*
NOT ALLOWED

“Plus” milk, goat milk, rice milk, milk with added flavor or sugar like Nido, cultured buttermilk, acidophilus cultured milk, Kefir cultured milk, organic milk, Leche Klim, half and half, milk with added calcium, ultraskim and superskim milk products, vegan milk choices

*New Item

Glass jug with milk and two eggs on white background

100% Whole Grains

100% WHOLE WHEAT PASTA
16 oz. package only

Allegra
Spaghetti

Barilla
Angel Hair
Elbows
Linguine
Medium Shells
Penne
Rotini
Spaghetti
Thin Spaghetti

Bionaturae Organic
Fettuccine
Fusili
Penne Rigate
Rigatoni
Spaghetti

Essential Everyday
Penne Rigate
Rotini
Spaghetti
Thin Spaghetti

Gia Russa
Angel Hair
Linguine
Penne Rigate
Rotini
Spaghetti

Great Value
(Walmart)
Thin Spaghetti

Hodgson Mill
Angel Hair
Elbows
Spirals
Thin Spaghetti

Ronzoni
Linguine
Penne Rigate
Rotini
Spaghetti
Thin Spaghetti

ShopRite
Penne Rigate
Rotini
Spaghetti

Via Roma
Penne Rigatoni
Spaghetti

Weis
Angel Hair
Penne Rigate
Rotini
Spaghetti


BROWN RICE
16 oz. package
  • Plain brown rice packed in boxes or bags
  • May be instant, quick or regular cooking
ANY BRAND
NOT ALLOWED

Brown rice with added sugars, fats or salt, brown rice with other added ingredients, organic brown rice


100% WHOLE WHEAT BREAD
16 oz. package only 

America Choice

Arnold
Stone Ground 100% Whole Wheat Bread

Best Yet

Bimbo

Essential Everyday

Franczoz

Gold Medal

Hannaford Brothers Co.

Key Food

Krasdale

PAS

Pepperidge Farm
Light Style
Very Thin*
Stone Ground

Sara Lee

ShopeRite

Signature Select (Acme)

Stern’s 
100% Whole Wheat Rolls (8 count)
100% Whole Wheat Bread

Sungrain

Stop & Shop

Windmill Farm
100% Stone-Ground Whole-Wheat Bread w/ Gluten, Hamatzie
100% Stone-Ground Whole-Wheat Bread w/ Gluten, Mezonos

Wonder

 


100% WHOLE GRAIN TORTILLAS
16 oz. package only 

America’s Choice
Whole Wheat

Carlita
Whole Wheat
Soft White Corn

Celia’s
Whole Wheat
Yellow Corn

Chi Chi’s
Whole Wheat
White Corn

Don Pancho
Whole Wheat
White Corn

Herdez
Whole Wheat
Corn

Key Food
Whole Wheat
White Corn

La Banderita
Corn

La Burrita
Corn

Mayan Farm
Whole Wheat

Mex-America
Whole Wheat w/ Honey

Mission
Whole Wheat
Yellow Corn

My Essentials
Whole Wheat

Ortega
Whole Wheat

ShopRite
Whole Wheat

Stop & Shop
White Corn
Whole Wheat

Wegmans
Whole Wheat

Weis
Whole Wheat

Juice

100% Juice Only

11.5-12 oz. FROZEN CONCENTRATE

Any Brand

  • Orange (regular, w/calcium, w/pulp, etc.)

Any Brand

  • Grapefruit

Best Yet

  • Apple

Essential Everyday

  • Apple
  • Grape

Great Value (Walmart)

  • Apple
  • Grape

Hannaford Brothers Co

  • Apple (from concentrate)

Market Pantry (Target)

  • Apple
  • Grape

My Essentials

  • Apple (from concentrate)

Old Orchard

  • Apple
  • Grape
  • Pineapple
  • White Grape

Parade

  • Apple

Shop RIte

  • Apple

Signature Select (Acme)

  • Apple

64 OZ. NON-REFRIGERATED & REFRIGERATED CONTAINERS

Any Brand

  • Orange (regular, w/calcium, w/pulp, etc.)

Any Brand

  • Grapefruit

Apple & Eve*

  • Apple (and 48 oz.)
  • Natural Style Apple
  • Naturally Cranberry (and 48 oz.)
  • Cranberry Apple (and 48 oz.)
  • Cranberry Raspberry (and 48 oz.)
  • Cranberry Grape
  • Cranberry Pomegranate

Best Yet

  • Apple
  • Cranberry
  • Grape
  • Pineapple
  • Purple Grape
  • Vegetable
  • White Grape

Diane's Garden

  • Vegetable (from concentrate)

Essential Everyday

  • Apple
  • Apple w/ Calcium
  • Apple w/ Vitamin D
  • Cranberry
  • Grape
  • Pineapple
  • Tomato
  • Tomato (low sodium)
  • Vegetable
  • Vegetable (low sodium)

Foodtown

  • Apple
  • Grape

Great Value (Walmart)

  • Cranberry Grape*
  • Tomato
  • Vegetable

Hannaford Brothers Co

  • Apple
  • Grape

Hy-Top

  • Apple
  • Grape
  • Cranberry Grape
  • Tomato
  • Vegetable

IGA

  • Apple
  • Grape

Juicy Juice

  • Any Flavor 100% Juice (64 oz.)
  • Apple (and 48 oz.)*
  • Cherry (and 49 oz.)*
  • Fruit Punch (and 48 oz. )*
  • Grape (and 48 oz.)*
  • Kiwi Strawberry (and 48 oz.)*
  • Orange Tangerine (and 48 oz.)*

Key Food

  • Apple
  • Cranberry Apple
  • Apple Cranberry
  • Pineapple Grape Cranberry
  • White Grape

Krasdale

  • Apple
  • Grape

Market Pantry (Target)

  • Apple
  • Grape
  • Tomato

My Essentials

  • Apple
  • Grape

Nature's Own

  • Apple
  • Grape

Northland*

  • Blueberry Blackberry Acai
  • Cranberry (and 48 oz.)
  • Cranberry Blackberry
  • Cranberry Cherry
  • Cranberry Grape
  • Cranberry Mango
  • Cranberry Pomegranate
  • Cranberry Raspberry
  • Pomegranate Blueberry
  • Raspberry Blueberry

Old Orchard*

  • Acai Pomegranate
  • Apple
  • Apple Cranberry
  • Berry Blend
  • Black Cherry Cranberry
  • Blueberry Pomegranate
  • Cherry Pomegranate
  • Cranberry Pomegranate
  • Grape
  • Kiwi Strawberry
  • Orange Tangerine
  • Peach Mango
  • Red Raspberry
  • Strawberry Watermelon
  • White Grape
  • Wild Cherry

Parade

  • Apple
  • Grape

Price Right*

  • Apple

Red & White

  • Apple
  • Cranberry Apple
  • Cranberry Grape

Ruby Kist*

  • Apple (and 48 oz.)
  • Grape
  • Orange (48 oz. only)
  • Pineapple (and 48 oz.)
  • Tomato
  • White Grape (and 48 oz.)

Seneca*

  • Apple (and 48 oz.)

Sesame Street*

  • Big Bird’s Apple
  • Cookie Monster’s Berry
  • Elmo’s Punch
  • Grover’s White Grape

Shop Rite

  • Tomato
  • Vegetable (low sodium)

Signature Select (Acme)

  • Apple
  • Cranberry
  • Cranberry Grape
  • Cranberry Pomegranate
  • Cranberry Raspberry
  • Grape
  • Pineapple
  • Tomato
  • Vegetable
  • White Grape

Stop & Shop

  • Apple
  • Cranberry
  • Grape
  • Tomato
  • Vegetable

Tipton Grove

  • Apple
  • Grape

Wegmans

  • Apple
  • Cranberry
  • Cranberry Apple
  • Cranberry Concord Grape
  • Cranberry Raspberry
  • Grape

Welch's*

  • Grape
  • Grape w/ Calcium
  • Red Grape
  • Super Berry
  • White Grape
  • White Grape Peach
*New Items
NOT ALLOWED

Juices not listed above, sizes not listed  above, organic juices, products that are not 100% juice (drinks, ades, nectars, coolers, beverages, Hi-C, cocktails, twisters,
splashes, punches, juices with added sugar, sugar substitute or DHA/ARA, baby juices)

Breakfast Cereals

Cold Cereal

18 and 36 oz. only

General Mills

  • Cheerios
  • Multi Grain Cheerios
  • Kix
  • Berry Berry Kix*
  • Honey Kix*
  • Corn Chex*
  • Rice Chex*

Malt-O-Meal

  • Crispy Rice
  • Frosted Mini Spooners*

Kellogg's

  • All Bran Complete Wheat Flakes
  • Corn Flakes
  • Crispix*
  • Frosted Mini Wheats*
  • Rice Krispies
  • Special K
  • Special K Protein Honey Almond Ancient Grains
  • Special K Protein Original Multi Grain Touch of Cinnamon

Post

  • Grape Nut Flakes
  • Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds
  • Honey Bunches of Oats with Cinnamon Bunches
  • Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted
  • Honey Bunches of Oats with Vanilla Bunches*

Avenue A*
Corn Flakes

Best Yet
Bite Size Frosted Shredded Wheat
Corn Flakes

Foodtown
Corn Flakes

Great Value
(Walmart)
Corn Flakes
Crisp Rice
Tasteeos

Hy-Top
Corn Flakes

IGA
Corn Flakes

Key Food
Corn Flakes

Kemach
Bran Flakes
Corn Flakes
Crisp Rice

Kiggins
Corn Flakes

Krasdale
Corn Flakes

My Essentials
Corn Flakes

Parade
Corn Flakes

Ralston
Corn Flakes

Red & White
Corn Flakes

ShopRite
Corn Flakes

Shurfine
Corn Flakes

Stop & Shop
Corn Flakes
Frosted Shredded Wheat

Signature Select
(Acme)*
Corn Flakes

Wegmans
Corn Flakes
Multi-Grain Toasted

Weis
Corn Flakes
Crispy Rice
Frosted Shredded Wheat
Wheat Flakes

Hot Cereal

Up to 36 oz.

B & G Food
Cream of Rice Original*
Cream of Wheat 1 Minute
Cream of Wheat 2½ Minute
Cream of Wheat Original Instant
Cream of Wheat Whole Grain 2½ Minute*

Best Yet
Instant Oatmeal Original

Essential Everyday
Instant Oatmeal Original

Hy-Top
Instant Oatmeal Original

Farina
Wheat Cereal Original

IGA
Instant Oatmeal Original

Key Foods
Instant Oatmeal Original

Parade
Instant Oatmeal Original

Quaker
Instant Grits Original

Malt-O-Meal
Wheat Cereal Original*

ShopRite
Instant Oatmeal Original

Signature Select (Acme)
Instant Oatmeal Original*

Weis
Instant Oatmeal Original

Stop & Shop
Instant Oatmeal Original
Instant Cream Farina Original*

Weis
Instant Oatmeal Original

Fruits and Vegetables

Canned Fruits & Vegetables

  • Any brand and any size
  • Any plain mixed vegetables and fruits
  • Packed in water or natural fruit juice
  • Applesauce (unsweetened)
  • Organic*
  • Includes all shelf-stable containers or puches
  • Any size (except single serving packages)
  • Regular or low sodium
  • Pastes, purees, whole crushed tomatoes
NOT ALLOWED
  • Sauerkraut
  • Pickles or creamed vegetables (including corn)
  • Baked beans, pork and beans, black beans, black-eyed peas, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, lima beans, pinto beans, navy beans, soybeans, split peas, lentils, or other lgumes
  • Ketchup. relish, olives
  • Products with added sugar, fats, oils, or condiments
  • Products packed in syrup (heavy, light, naturally light, extra light, etc)
  • Added spices
  • Soups, sauces (pizza, spaghetti or tomato), stewed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, salsa
  • Single serving packages

Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

  • Plain fruits and vegetables
  • Any variety of fresh whole or cut fruits and begetables in a bag or container
  • Plain salad mixes, coleslaw, and greeens in a bag or container
  • Fruits and vegetables do not have to be locally grown
  • Fresh potatoes
  • Orgainic*

NOT ALLOWED

  • Items from the salad bar, party platters or trays, fruit baskets, decorative vegetables and fruits, dried fruit, dried vegetables, herbs and spices
  • Nuts, including penuts, fruit-nut mixtures
  • Bagged fruits and vegetables with dips, dressings, or other ingredients
  • Herbs

Frozen Fruits & Vegetables

  • Any brand (frozen fruits cannot have added sugar)
  • Any plain or mixed vegetables
  • Plaind mashed potatoes
  • Any package type (bag, box)
  • Any size (expect single serving packages)
  • Potatoes are allowed with or without salt
  • Organic

NOT ALLOWED

  • Vegetables with sauces, like cheese sauce or any other type of sauce
  • Seasoned, flavored or breaded
  • Products with added in sugar, fats, oils or condiments
  • Vegetables mixed with pasta, rice or any other ingredient
  • Single serving packages
  • Prepared of frozen tater tots, french fries
  • Dehydrtaed potatoes 
  • Fruits packed in syrup (heavy, light, naturally light, extra light, etc)

*New Item

Beans, Peas and Lentils, Peanut Butter, Canned Fish

Beans Peas & Lentils

  • DRY (varieties of mature beans, peas, or lentils – 16 oz only)
  • CANNED regular or low sodium (varieties of mature beans, peas or lentils – 15.5-16 oz. only)
ANY BRAND
NOT ALLOWED

Green beans, green peas, snap beans, orange beans, wax beans, baked beans, pork and beans,
beans with meat (such as franks and beans), canned beans with added sugars, fats, meat or oils,
organic beans, soups


Peanut Butter

16 – 18 oz only 

  • Creamy or crunchy
  • Reduced fat/Lowfat
  • Natural
BRANDS
  • Store Brand
  • Skippy
  • Jif
NOT ALLOWED

Organic peanut butter, peanut spread, freshly ground or whipped peanut butter, peanut butter mixed with jelly, marshmallow, chocolate or honey, peanut butter with added vitamins and minerals


Canned Fish

Up to 30 oz.

  • Any combination up to amount listed on WIC check
ANY BRAND

Iberia Jack Mackerel Only – 15 oz. cans packed in water or oil only, may contain bones and skin, plain
varieties only

Light Tuna- Minimum 5 oz. cans packed water only, plain varieties only

Pink Salmon- 7.5 oz. and 14.75 oz. cans packed in water or oil only, plain varieties only

Sardines- 3.75 oz. cans packed in water or oil only (may contain bones and skin, plain varieties only)

NOT ALLOWED

Albacore tuna, blueback salmon, red salmon, flavored fish, fish with added ingredients, organic fish, fish in pouches, fish in individual serving size containers

 

 

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