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. "Appendix E Cost Calculations." WIC Food Packages: Time for a Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005.
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TABLE E-1 Bases of Assumptions Used in Nutrient and Cost Analyses of Food Packages for Infants
Assumption used in
Current and Revised Packages I and II
Milk-based formula (versus soy-based formula)
Weighted mean of: Enfamil with Iron (Mead Johnson), 67.8%; Similac with Iron (Ross/ Abbott), 27.2%; and Good Start (Carnation/Nestlé), 5.0%
Current Package II
Apple juice (vitamin C-rich)
Baby food, fruits
Revised Package II
Fruit(s) as the only major ingredient(s)d
Junior (stage 2), 4–8 oz/d
Equal weighting of: Applesauce; Peaches; and Pears