Review of WIC Food Packages - Phase 1- Public Comments

When: June 25, 2015 (8:30 AM Pacific)
Where: Beckman Center • 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617

Topics Food and Nutrition, Children and Families, Women's Health
Activity: Review of WIC Food Packages
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

The public comments session relates to Phase I of the study, which will: review the current scientific literature as well as government reports and other relevant publications to assess the current WIC food packages for consistency with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans; review the nutritional requirements of the WIC population and conduct analyses of dietary and energy intakes; conduct analysis of food expenditures of the WIC population; review and assess the impact of cultural food preferences on nutritional needs and food intake patterns; and develop plans for cost analyses on WIC food package components, food group and subgroup costs, and information on program participation. 

Attendees are invited to provide public comments, up to three minutes in length. If you cannot attend in person, comments can be submitted here. Comment session will begin at 9 a.m. and last until all commenters have presented. Please arrive on time.

Registration is free. Parking onsite is limited.

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