Latest Child nutrition News

Biden's strategy to end hunger in US includes more benefits

Sep. 27, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is laying out its plan to meet an ambitious goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by 2030, including expanding monthly benefits that help low-income Americans buy food. The administration, in a plan released Tuesday, is also seeking to...

US: 48 exploited pandemic to steal $250M from food program

Sep. 20, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — United States authorities charged 48 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest pandemic-related fraud scheme yet, stealing $250 million from a federal program that provides meals to low-income children. Federal...

Georgia switching to debit cards to deliver WIC benefits

Jul. 17, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia will issue electronic debit cards by October for women and children who benefit from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. Commonly called the WIC program, it provides food for low-income women during and after...