WIC to Include Produce And Grains

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, will pay for fruits, vegetables and whole grain products beginning in October 2009, the agency has announced. The program currently pays participants pregnant and nursing women, and women with children 5 years old or younger who meet federal and state income guidelines about $40

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, will pay for fruits, vegetables and whole grain products beginning in October 2009, the agency has announced.

The program currently pays participants — pregnant and nursing women, and women with children 5 years old or younger who meet federal and state income guidelines — about $40 per month in coupons that can be used for foods including milk, juice, beans, cere

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