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Commodity groups turn to science to help shape federal nutrition policy
USDA factors the guidelines into programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - popularly called food stamps - WIC and the National School Lunch Program. They're also utilized in nutrition facts labeling, ... The Sugar Association ...
US nutrition program for mothers, infants sees falling demand
Lingering effects from last October's government shutdown, when clinics shuttered or scraped by on reserve funds, also hurt WIC, National WIC Association CEO Douglas Greenaway said. If caseload continues to drop, Congress will cut funding and clinics ...
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NRDC files first legal action against Enlist Chocolate companies give for ...
WIC COMMITTEE TO EXPLORE WHOLE GRAIN IMPROVEMENTS: The 14-person committee assembled by the Institute of Medicine to review food packages in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) ended two days of meetings ...
Gloucester Goings On
The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society's Catmobile, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats, is coming to Gloucester on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
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What's Going On
Editor's Note: Events listed in the calendar must be submitted in writing. Calendar items are not accepted over the telephone.
Health Calendar
Northern Essex WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify.
Mexico threatens U.S. in sugar spat - Texas cotton farmers yearn for farm bill ...
PEOPLE ENROLLED IN WIC BUY FRESH: Purchasing patterns by people enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) show a strong desire for fresh fruits and vegetables, based on new data presented by ...
The program for the evening will be �Famous Trees� presented by Nancy Hubert, a member of the New England Landscape Design and History Association, whose specific interests include the history of landscapes; preservation and/or restoration of ...
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Nutrition programs ditch whole milk
Last school year, participants in the National School Lunch Program switched to one percent and skim chocolate milk. ... And while the American Heart Association doesn't support sugary school milk, it does support the the switch to low-fat white milk ...
Movers & Shakers: Straughter joins Wor-Wic
Edney's term is for three years with a standard ascension to the State Society Network chair, president-elect and then president of the AACU.