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Health Food - General Soy Foods

Once again, Congress—under pressure from lobbyists—is micromanaging USDA’s food assistance programs.

This time it’s the WIC program (Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children).

The lobbying is coming from the National Potato Council, which wants—no surprise—white potatoes to be included the list of foods approved for purchase with WIC benefits (the “WIC Package”).

I love potatoes but t...

 
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http://www.foodpolitics.com/2014/01/the-fight-over-white-potatoes-in-wic/
 

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