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ASSESSMENT OF WIC COST-CONTAINMENT PRACTICES: FOOD ASSISTANCE RESEARCH BRIEF

Phillip Kaufman

No 33855, Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Reports from United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Abstract: In an effort to ensure the best use of available funds and to provide benefits to all eligible individuals, State agencies responsible for carrying out the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children(WIC) have implemented one or more cost-containment practices. Do these practices adversely affect WIC participants'food consumption, access to authorized food stores, program participation, and related factors to the extent that overall nutrition and health goals are undermined?

Keywords: Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 2
Date: 2003
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.33855

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