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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

WIC food packages : time for a change / Committee to Review the WIC Food Packages, Food and Nutrition Board.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09650-2 (pbk.)

1. Food—Labeling. 2. Nutrition. I. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review the WIC Food packages.

[DNLM: 1. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S.) 2. Food Labeling—economics—United States. 3. Food Labeling—standards—United States. 4. Dietary Supplements—standards—United States. 5. Evaluation Studies—United States. 6. Foods, Specialized—standards—United States. 7. Nutritional Requirements—United States. WA 695 W633 2005]

TX551.W53 2005

363.192—dc22

2005021252

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