Children’s HealthWatch Submits Comments on the Proposed Rule Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

On February 21, 2023, Children’s HealthWatch submitted comments on the proposed rule, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Revisions in the WIC Food Packages (FNS2022-0007) issued by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) on November 21, 2022. We write in strong support of the proposed rule, which would improve access to and nutritional adequacy of WIC packages. As pediatricians and child health experts, we are appreciative of the Administration’s commitment to strengthening the WIC program to be more inclusive and aligned with science-based recommendations.