Document Number: Invitation to Bid 403118 Issued By: Department of Public Health / Department of Public Health
INVITATION TO BID FOR A RETAIL INFANT FOOD AND INFANT CEREAL REBATE AGREEMENT
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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island (referred to herein as the States) are seeking to comply with Interim Rule 7 C.F.R. § 246.16a(g) and to contain the cost of infant food and infant cereal in order to increase the number of women, infants, and children served by the States' WIC Programs. The States have joined together to solicit sealed bids under the single-supplier competitive system from infant foods manufactures to supply and provide a rebate on infant foods (fruits, vegetables, and meats) and infant cereal.
The States will act as a single entity, accepting and implementing the rebate systems. The rebate systems will be initiated simultaneously in all five (5) State Agencies beginning January 1, 2014. Be advised that there may be changes when Final Rule 7 C.F.R. § 246.16a is adopted, which the successful Bidder must adhere to.
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