Government Nutrition Programs

Agriculture Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon talked about government programs for fighting hunger… read more

Agriculture Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon talked about government programs for fighting hunger such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and school lunches and breakfasts. He said that the hunger problem could not be solved with food programs alone and expressed support for the president’s efforts to increase the minimum wage. 

This was a keynote address of the Consumer Federation of America’s 37th annual National Food Policy Conference at the Omni Sheraton Hotel in Washington, D.C. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Kevin W. Concannon Undersecretary Department of Agriculture->Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
  • Sally Squires Senior V.P. & Director Powell Tate->Health and Wellness Communications
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Government Nutrition Programs

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Program ID:
318978-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2014

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  • Apr 22, 2014 | 8:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2014 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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