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Children’s nutrition program, revved up in the pandemic, faces severe cuts

Caitlin Dewey, StatelineJanuary 8, 2024 A federal program built to improve nutrition for new mothers and kids is growing for the first time in over a decade, thanks to changes made during the pandemic. Since its pilot program began in 1974, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — better known as WIC …