Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants and Children
Douglas Besharov talked about the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (commonly known as "WIC"). Topics… read more
Douglas Besharov talked about the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (commonly known as "WIC"). Topics included eligibility requirements, how WIC is funded, the nutritional quality of foods allowed, and the amount and quality of nutritional education offered.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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