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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-1979


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program); WIC Minimum Inventory Requirements

[36 Pa.B. 6168]
[Saturday, October 7, 2006]

   Under 28 Pa. Code § 1103.5(a)(3) (relating to minimum inventory), the WIC Program hereby publishes notice of the minimum inventory requirements. Effective on the date of the publication of this notice, a store shall have available on the premises, at the time of an onsite review and at all times thereafter while participating as a WIC authorized store, the following foods at shelf prices equal to or less than the competitive prices or maximum allowable prices as applicable:


   Thirty-one 13 ounce cans of Similac Advance liquid concentrate.

   Twenty-five 32 ounce cans of Similac Advance ready-to feed.

   Nine 12.9 ounce cans of Similac Advance powdered.

   Thirty-one 13 ounce cans of Isomil Advance liquid concentrate.

   Twenty-five 32 ounce cans of Isomil Advance ready-to-feed.

   Nine 12.9 ounce cans of Isomil Advance powdered.

   Other standard formulas specified on the WIC check are not minimum inventory requirements. The store must be able to provide these within 72 hours after a participant makes a request for the formula.


   Fluid Whole, Vitamin D Fortified: Ten 1/2 gallons.

   Fluid Skim, Low Fat or Reduced Fat: Four 1/2 gallons.

   Nonfat Dry: Four pounds in 1 or 2 pound containers.

   Evaporated: Twenty-four 12 ounce cans.


   Grade ''A'' Eggs: Three 1 dozen containers large or smaller raw shell eggs.


   Three WIC allowable varieties prepackaged in 8 or 16 ounce containers, totaling at least 4 pounds of cheese.


   Two WIC allowable single strength varieties with a total of seven 46 ounce containers.

   Two WIC allowable varieties frozen concentrated or shelf stable concentrated, with a total of seven 11.5 to 12 ounce containers.

   Infant, three Gerber varieties with a total of fifteen 4 ounce individual containers.


   Adult, five WIC allowable varieties in 8 ounce or larger packages totaling at least 40 ounces. Infant, two Gerber varieties in 8 ounce packages, totaling at least 24 ounces.

Peanut Butter

   One 15 to 18 ounce WIC allowable container.

Dried Peas and Beans

   Two varieties WIC allowable, 1 pound each.


   Four 6 to 6.5 ounce cans, chunk, light, packed in water.


   Two pounds of whole, unpeeled fresh carrots in 1 or 2 pound cello pack, or two cans of sliced carrots in 14 to 20 ounce cans.

   Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape, Braille) should contact Chris Harr, Department of Health, Division of Women, Infants and Children, Room 604, Health and Welfare Building, 7th and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17120 or (717) 783-1289 or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons, V/TT (717) 783-6514 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Services at (800) 654-5984.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1979. Filed for public inspection October 6, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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