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Product Recall Notice – Beech-Nut Infant Rice Cereal

June 16, 2021

Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: June 2021

June 1, 2021

Enjoy extra veggies and fruits this summer from WIC, find a great homemade ranch dressing to go with all those veggies, and learn about normal infant growth spurts and what to expect when breastfeeding.

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On-the-Go Nutrition Education: wichealth.org

May 27, 2021

Take the worry out of mealtime with free nutrition education that you can do at home.  WICHealth.org is a free online portal just for WIC participants. Explore more than 50 lessons in English and Spanish and over 1,000 nutrition education resources including videos, interactive tools, articles, and quick downloadable lists. Health eKitchen is full of […]

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Get More Vegetables & Fruit: Benefit Increase Available Now!

Enjoy extra veggies & fruit this summer! On your June through September benefits, your family will get more vegetables & fruit: All women (pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-lactating) will go from $11 to $35 Children ages 1-5 will go from $9 to $35 You can buy fresh, frozen and canned vegetables and fruit. Eat the rainbow […]

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Canned Vegetables & Fruits Now Available!

We are excited to share that South Dakota WIC now offers fresh, frozen and CANNED vegetables and fruits starting May 3, 2021! WIC participants can use their Vegetable and Fruit Cash-Value Benefit to purchase most brands of canned vegetables and fruits meeting the following criteria: Canned Vegetables Any variety of canned vegetables without added sugars, […]

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SD WIC Fun Facts: April 2021

April 1, 2021

Check out the April Fun Facts to get the scoop on screen time, breastfeeding and teething, and a great snack recipe for kale chips!

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SD WIC Fun Facts: March 2021

March 1, 2021

Personalize your plate, squash these breastfeeding myths and start your families day with this wholesome breakfast casserole.

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Congressional Report Finds Toxins in Baby Food Products

February 10, 2021

Recently, the U.S. Congressional House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy released a report that found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in certain baby foods.   South Dakota (SD) WIC knows that caregivers are concerned with these findings and are looking for information and guidance on what foods are safe to feed […]

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SD WIC Fun Facts: February 2021

February 1, 2021

Check out this months Fun Facts to get info on eating smart for a healthy heart, making sure your newborn is getting enough breast milk, and trying our recipe for roasted root vegetables.

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