WIC Approved Infant Formula

 WIC Formula Recall Information

What formula was recalled?


Bottom of Similac bottle showing lot number 22-37 expiration date April 2022 or later

Abbott has issued a recall for their Similac Powder baby formulas.

  • Similac Powder - Advance, Total Comfort, Sensitive, and Spit Up
  • Alimentum Powder

Recalled baby formulas include:

  • Lot numbers starting with 22-37; and
  • K8, SH, or Z2 (see image); and
  • Expiration date April 2022 or later.

Check your formula lot numbers at similacrecall.com.

  • If recalled, DO NOT feed your baby the formula.
  • Mark all recalled cans as “Do Not Use”. See details on how to exchange or replace baby formula below.
What kind of formula can I get on WIC now?

WIC Formula Options:

How can I replace or change my baby’s WIC formula benefits?
  • Check to see what WIC baby formula is available at your stores.
  • Call your WIC clinic to have them replace your benefits. 
  • If you can’t get a hold of your clinic, call the state at 1-800-841-1410 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

Where else can I look to get help with baby formula beyond WIC?

Go to ParentHelp123 webpage or call 1-800-322-2588 for more information. 

  • Basic Food program (SNAP)
  • Food banks
  • Other community resources
What are doctors saying about feeding my baby during this formula shortage?

Questions and answers for families impacted by the infant formula shortage.

WIC formula recall information in other languages:

WIC Medical Documentation Forms

Formula Resources

Find Formulas in Local Stores

  • Abbott Products
    • Similac Advance
    • Similac Alimentum
    • Similac NeoSure
    • Similac Sensitive
    • Similac Soy Isomil
    • Similac for Spit-Up
    • Similac Total Comfort
    • PediaSure
  • Mead Johnson Products
    • Enfamil NeuroPro EnfaCare
    • Enfamil Nutramigen w/ Enflora LGG
  • Gerber Products
    • Extensive HA

Getting Medical Formulas and Foods That WIC Doesn't Provide

If a client is not eligible for the WIC Program or the WIC Program cannot meet the client's formula or enteral nutrition product needs, the client may seek assistance from Medicaid if they are eligible. The following information may help in the search for assistance.

Additional Medicaid Contact Information