Question 1:WIC customers must purchase least expensive brand of milk.
Answer:TRUE- WIC approves the least expensive brand of milk.
Question 2:A 6 oz. package of cheddar cheese is an approved WIC item.
Answer:FALSE- Cheese package sizes are 16 oz only.
Question 3:Two 8 oz. packages of Swiss cheese may be substituted for 1 lb cheese.
Answer:FALSE - Cheese may be bought in 16 oz packages only.
Question 4:A WIC Food Instrument presented already signed by the participant can be accepted if you have the participant sign under their name again and match against the WIC ID Folder.
Questions 5: A WIC participant who receives infant formula that gives their infant an upset stomach may bring the formula back, in an attempt to get a refund.
Question 6:The purpose of writing “WIC” on the receipt is to discourage the participant from bringing items back in an attempt to get a refund.
Question 7:It is acceptable for the WIC participant to pre-sign the Food Instrument and send her husband into the store to shop in her place.
Question 8:“Nonfat,” “lowfat” and “reduced” fat cheeses are all allowed WIC foods.
Question 9:It is acceptable to have the participant sign all the WIC Food Instruments she plans to use in order to save time while you are ringing up the items.
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