WIC Package Final Rule Excludes Peanut Butter for Infants – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

On April 9, USDA announced the Final Rule on Revisions in the Women, Infant and Children (WIC)  Food Packages. Despite the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans published in 2020 that specifically state, “Introducing peanut-containing foods in the first year reduces the risk that an infant will develop a food allergy to peanuts,” peanut foods have not been included in the infant food package for ages 6-11 months. 


Read more at: https://nationalpeanutboard.org/news/wic-package-final-rule-excludes-peanut-butter-for-infants/


Source: National Peanut Board