Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants and Children
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.
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
People in this video
Douglas J. Besharov Professor University of Maryland, College Park->School of Public Policy
Greta Brawner Host C-SPAN
- C-SPAN | Washington JournalC-SPAN | Washington Journal
More Videos From This EventMore Videos
Genetically Modified Foods
Marion Nestle talked by video uplink from New York City about genetically modified foods. The author of Eat, Drink, Vote: An…
Government Nutrition Programs
Agriculture Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon talked about government programs for fighting…
Melanie Warner talked about her book, Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal, in which she talks about…
National School Lunch Program
Kevin Concannon talked about the National School Lunch Program, which was up for reauthorization in 2015, and calls from members of Congress to change the…