GMA WARY CUTS IN WIC MAY PUT BRANDS OUT

WASHINGTON -- The Grocery Manufacturers of America here is concerned that pressure to cut costs in the Women, Infants and Children's program may lead to the elimination of national brands.It has rallied government officials to study the issue before the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill, which is slated to be marked up in both houses of Congress in the next few months, is approved, GMA spokeswoman

WASHINGTON -- The Grocery Manufacturers of America here is concerned that pressure to cut costs in the Women, Infants and Children's program may lead to the elimination of national brands.

It has rallied government officials to study the issue before the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill, which is slated to be marked up in both houses of Congress in the next few months, is approved, GMA spokeswoman Anna Matz told SN.

Phil Shanholtzer, spokesman for the Food & Nutrition

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