WIC is USDA’s third-largest food and nutrition assistance program; almost half of all infants and about a quarter of all children ages 1-4 in the United States participate in the program. This report, The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues (2009 Edition), describes the WIC program—how it works, its history, program trends, and the characteristics of the population it serves. It also examines current issues facing WIC, focusing mainly on those with important economic implications.

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Publication Date: April 2009|April 2009

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Content Type: Research and Studies
Population Type: Children & Teens