Government Affairs News

Notice from MI WIC: Temporary substitute formulas ending Feb. 28

NOTICE FROM MI WIC: TEMPORARY SUBSTITUTE FORMULAS ENDING FEBRUARY 28 

To assist clients during the formula shortage, Michigan WIC received approval from USDA FNS (United State Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service) and their formula contractor,

Regulatory News and Trends

Minimum wage increases to $10.10 – Effective Jan. 1, Michigan’s minimum wage rate will increase to $10.10 an hour, up from the current $9.87. The 85% rate for minors aged 16 and 17 increases to $8.59 an hour.

Why Do Businesses That Sell Food Need a Food License?

Tim Slawinski

By: Tim Slawinski
Food and Dairy Division Director
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

People shopping at a grocery store or eating out at a restaurant may notice the food license hanging on the wall from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).