Shutdown leaves WIC program unfunded and poor children unsupported

10/3/2013 | Forbes

Federal funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children was put on hold on Tuesday as a result of the government shutdown. The program serves nearly 9 million mothers and children younger than 5. "There are health consequences when mothers cannot provide food and nutrition for their kids. There'll be no infant formula and no breast-feeding support," said the Rev. Douglas Greenaway, head of the National WIC Association.

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