January 11, 2023

The alternative formula brand options will end on February 28, 2023. The Temporary Formula Alternatives to Feb 2023 reflect the updated end date. No changes were made to the alternative formula options. Please consider providing a copy of the chart to cashiers at checkout lanes and customer service desks. Remember to discard all previous charts as they will not be accurate on January 11.

WIC participants will be able to use benefits to purchase approved, larger cans of Similac Advance, Similac Total Comfort and Similac Sensitive until April 30, 2023.

Please ensure you have the latest APL in use at all stores by March 1, 2023 when formula brands outside of Similac will no longer be accepted. The expiration dates for alternative brands and larger Similac containers are noted on the updated Missouri WIC Abbott Recall Alternatives January 2023 spreadsheet.

Please direct WIC retailer questions to MOWICVendorGroup@health.mo.gov.


December 6, 2022

The alternative formula options will be available until January 31, 2023.

Starting January 1, 2023, participants in need of an added rice formula will be issued Enfamil AR on their card, due to the discontinuation of Similac for Spit-Up.

Please ensure you have the latest APL in use by all stores by January 1, 2023. The changes are noted on the updated Missouri WIC Abbott Recall Alternatives 12-1 spreadsheet.

Please direct WIC retailer questions to MOWICVendorGroup@health.mo.gov.