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Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants

February 24, 2022

Updated May 18, 2022. South Dakota WIC participants affected by the Abbott formula recall can now purchase additional formula brands.

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Product Recall Notice – Jif® Peanut Butter

May 23, 2022

On May 20, the J. M. Smucker Company voluntarily recalled select Jif® products sold in the U.S. for potential Salmonella contamination. Recalled products were distributed nationwide to retail stores and other outlets. The FDA and CDC are investigating illnesses linked to the recalled product. Fourteen illnesses in 12 states have been reported, with two hospitalizations and […]

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Steps to Keep Your Baby Safe during the National Formula Shortage

May 16, 2022

Find steps parents and caregivers can take to make sure they are feeding their baby safely.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: May 2022

May 2, 2022

Check out this month’s Fun Facts to pick a new whole grain for your family to try, learn what to do if you have a plugged duct when breastfeeding, and try this new recipe for Tabbouleh, a Middle Eastern salad with fresh herbs and vegetables.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: April 2022

April 1, 2022

Spring is here! Try these tips to make grocery shopping fast, easy and safe so you can spend more time enjoying the outdoors! Learn about the many reasons babies cry and a new recipe for Orange Oatmeal Pancakes.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: March 2022

March 8, 2022

March is National Nutrition Month®! Find meal and snack ideas that Celebrate a World of Flavors. Learn about relactation and try a new recipe for Southern Stuffed Potatoes.

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Abbott Formula Recall

February 18, 2022

Updated February 28, 2022. Abbott voluntarily issued a recall of powdered formulas including Similac Advance®, Similac Total Comfort®, Similac for Spit-Up®, Similac Sensitive®, Similac Alimentum®, Similac EleCare®, and Similac PM 60/40® that were manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. Learn more about what parents should do.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: February 2022

February 1, 2022

Learn ways to reduce your child’s risk of tooth decay, get tips for how to handle oversupply when breastfeeding, and let the kids roll up their sleeves and help make delicious Peanut Butter Energy Balls.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: January 2022

January 2, 2022

Make 2022 your healthiest year yet! Start a new healthy family routine, eat a healthy and balanced diet while breastfeeding, and try a healthy twist on mac n’cheese!

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SD WIC Fun Facts: December 2021

December 1, 2021

This month make family meal time a priority and try this recipe for one pot jambalaya. Plus does your baby spit up? Don’t worry, it’s totally normal! Check it all out here.

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