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WIC Vendor Communications

Below are emails sent to WIC Vendors, organized by topic. The Michigan WIC Program sends email communications that contain important updates and necessary information to manage your business. If you are not receiving Michigan WIC's emails, you may send an email to with your Vendor's name, address, and (if available) Vendor number.


Abbott Laboratories Powdered Formula Recall

February 18, 2022 Initial Guidance Regarding Abbott Formula Recall

February 18, 2022 Clarifications Regarding Abbott Formula Recall

February 20, 2022 Guidance Regarding Returns

February 22, 2022 Clarifications on Returns and Added Formula Choices during Recall 

NEW: Temporary Choices for Powder Formula

February 28, 2022 Similac PM 60/40 and Recall Overview 

March 8, 2022 Further Expansion of Temporary Choices for Powder Formula 


Changes to WIC Vendor's Responsibilities and Program Requirements

January 6, 2021 Reduction of Minimum Sales Volume 

February 16, 2021 WIC Program Updates Webcast 

April 19, 2021 New Minimum Stock Requirements and Selection Criteria

June 30, 2021 Updated WIC Pharmacy Contract and Sanction Schedule

June 30, 2021 Updated WIC Vendor Contract and Sanction Schedule

July 28, 2021 Updated Michigan WIC Vendor Policy


Formula Transition to new Contractor Abbott Laboratories

June 14, 2021 Infant Formula Contractor Transition

July 30, 2021 Confirmed Infant Formula Contractor and Vendor Instructions

September 27, 2021 Infant Formula Transition Timeline


EBT Transition to new Contractor FIS-CDP

January 15, 2021 EBT Transition Announcement 

January 22, 2021 EBT Transition POS Survey 

February 16, 2021 WIC Program Updates Webcast 

May 3, 2021 Initial Instructions for Receiving WIC EBT Equipment

May 26, 2021 Instructions for Completing Merchant Agreement for Receiving WIC EBT Equipment

July 13, 2021 Integrated POS Providers as alternatives to Stand-Beside Devices

August 3, 2021 FIS begins shipping Stand-Beside POS devices

August 25, 2021 Uploading Prices to Stand-Beside POS devices


Changes to WIC Vendor Peer Groups

April 15, 2021 WIC Vendor Peer Group Update

June 9, 2021 Reminder of WIC Vendor Peer Group Restructuring


WIC Food Guide Communications

January 28, 2021 New Food Guide 

February 1, 2021 List of Changes to Food Guide and Minimum Stock Revision

 February 16, 2021 WIC Program Updates Webcast


Miscellaneous Communications

March 26, 2021 Transaction Issue Resolution 

April 7, 2021 WIC Benefit Increase

May 4, 2021 Summer EBT for Children Suspended for Summer 2021


 WIC Vendor Newsletters

Previous Vendor Newsletters


 WIC Division, Vendor Relations Contact Information