The North Carolina WIC Program approves a variety of nutritious foods to maintain the North Carolina WIC Authorized Product List (APL) in compliance with federal and state regulations with consideration of health benefit for WIC participant.
A product must meet the federal regulations and criteria specified in this document. WIC supplemental foods are approved based on criteria such as nutrient specifications, availability and cost. North Carolina WIC will review the list of allowable foods throughout the year as needed to add or remove from the allowable foods.
A manufacturer may contact the North Carolina WIC program throughout the year with any questions regarding criteria for allowable foods or to have their contact information added to the mailing list by emailing