The Economy Project
11:49 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Changes Coming to WIC Program

Omaha, NE – Significant changes are coming in October to the Women, Infants and Children program.

WIC was created in 1974 as a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women and those with young children. Through WIC, participants receive vouchers to buy essentials such as milk, bread, eggs and cereal. Starting in October, WIC participants can also receive vouchers for fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grain bread and cereal, canned beans and canned salmon.

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