Nutramigen Select Batches Recalled

Select batches of Nutramigen LGG powdered formula have been recalled by the manufacturer.  The following Nutramigen powdered formula batches are part of the recall. You can find the code for your formula on the bottom of the can:

  • ZL3FHG (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FMH (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FPE (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FQD (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FRW (19.8 oz cans)
  • ZL3FXJ (12.6 oz cans)

The recalled formula has a UPC code of 300871239418 or 300871239456 and a “use by date” of Jan, 1, 2025. Customers with recalled formula should contact the manufacturer, Mead Johnson, at 866-534-9986.

By |2024-03-05T09:47:09-05:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: Baby Formula, Texas WIC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Save Time This December

Get Your WIC Groceries at JC Food Mart

December can be a busy time. 

On top of the already stressful kid routine, parents usually have a lot of added stress during a very busy month.

Instead of searching long aisles for WIC-approved foods, let us help you get all your WIC foods in one easy stop. WIC customers can get in-out-out fast, giving parents extra time to do everything else on their to-do lists. 

Bilingual clerks at JC Food Mart will help you get everything you need in one easy, fast stop. Visit today to let us show you how easy WIC grocery shopping can be. 

Texas WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefit Increase Extended

Texas WIC has announced that the WIC fruit and vegetable dollar amount increase is now extended through September. 

This extension, which is now being offered through Sept. 30, 2024,  has different dollar amounts based on your category. Eligible clients will receive the following:

  • Children get $26 each month 
  • Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding clients get $47 each month 
  • Fully and partially breastfeeding clients get $52 each month  

If your benefits for November and December are for the lower dollar amount, WIC advises: “Use the myWIC app or contact your WIC office to schedule an appointment to update your card. In myWIC, choose the appointment called “Load WIC Card” to schedule a time to update your card with the higher dollar amount, according to its website.

You can check your WIC benefits by requesting a balance receipt from the cashier at JC Food Mart.

WIC benefits are expected to return to their normal levels Oct. 2024, which are $12 for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and $10 for children ages 1 to 5. 

Important Update

The Government is open. Texas WIC is operating as usual, and WIC benefits are being issued like they always have been. There have been no changes to the WIC program. 

 Since talk began of a government shutdown, some WIC clients may be confused about the status of the WIC program. A government shutdown was recently avoided, and WIC is operating as usual. Congress is still working to get the government funded past Nov. 17th. While we can’t speak for WIC, we don’t believe there will be any impact to the program in the near future. 

JC Food Mart stores are helping customers redeem benefits as usual. We are open for business. We hope to see you soon.

By |2023-10-05T09:39:06-05:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: JC Food Mart, Texas WIC, Texas WIC|0 Comments

Texas WIC Expanded Fruit and Vegetable Benefits Extended To Nov. 17th

Texas WIC has announced that the expanded fruit and vegetable benefits will be extended through Nov. 17th. 

WIC clients are offered Cash Value Benefits through the WIC program. The extended benefits are:

  • Children get $26 each month 
  • Pregnant, postpartum women get $47 each month 
  • Breastfeeding WIC clients get $52 each month 

According to Texas WIC, all clients who receive benefits on or before November 17 will get the higher amounts for the entire month of November. 

“if you are pregnant and have two children (ages 1-5) receiving WIC, you will get $99 ($47 mom + $26 child + $26 child = $99) each month in October and November to buy fruit and vegetables,” according to the Texas WIC website. “If you already have benefits on your card for October and November contact your local WIC office for a time to update your benefits.” 

If changes are not approved by congress, the fruit and vegetable cash value benefit amount will return to its original levels on Nov. 18th. The original benefit levels are $12 for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and $10 for children ages 1 to 5.

By |2023-10-04T09:17:34-05:00October 4th, 2023|Categories: Texas WIC|0 Comments

Texas WIC Returns To Offices

Texas WIC has resumed full program services at its offices.

On Aug. 10th, 2023 the agency returned to offering its full, regular services at its offices across the state. The agency was modified during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Texas WIC offers nutrition screenings, breastfeeding support, weighing and measuring pregnant women, infants and children to assess growth. Nutrition classes, counseling and even personalized referrals to other programs are part of their offerings.

The Texas WIC program is open to qualifying pregnant women, mothers and children up to age 5. It provides nutrition education, counseling and free food packages to help ensure children get a healthy start.

To learn more about the program or to apply, visit TexasWIC.org.

By |2023-08-30T12:33:42-05:00August 18th, 2023|Categories: Texas WIC|Tags: |0 Comments

Our Favorite Recipes for July 4th

Use WIC Foods For Festive Holiday Spread This Weekend

We searched our blog for some of the best recipes for July 4th weekend, all of them made with WIC foods. Here is a list of some recipes you might like to try. Of course, you can find even more on our blog.

You can never go wrong with fresh produce served up cold and fresh. Here are some of our favorite presentation ideas using in-season favorites like watermelon, berries and cubed cheese. Pick up all your WIC foods for a festive July 4th weekend at any JC Food Mart store near you.

Click the links below for recipes:

limeade

Refreshing Limeade

Texas WIC Fruit

Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Bites

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Colorful Rainbow Pasta Salad

Grilled Potatoes

Peach Salsa

Fruit Drink Sparkler

Vegetables are WIC foods

Summer Apple Salad

Yogurt Freezer Pops

Veggie Kabobs

Pinto Beans