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WIC, the federal government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, on Oct. 1 began requiring all states participating in the program to distribute vouchers for fruit and vegetable purchases. Every mother on the program will now receive an $8 per month produce voucher or $10 for breast-feeding mothers while every child on the

WIC PASSES PRODUCE DEADLINE

WASHINGTON — WIC, the federal government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, on Oct. 1 began requiring all states participating in the program to distribute vouchers for fruit and vegetable purchases. Every mother on the program will now receive an $8 per month produce voucher — or $10 for breast-feeding mothers — while every child on the program will receive $6 per month. Given WIC's total national caseload, the n

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