ERIC Number: ED072157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
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Nutrition and Human Needs--1972. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate. Ninety-Second Congress, Second Session. Part 3B--Unused Food Assistance Funds: Food Stamps; Administration Witnesses. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 7 and 22, 1972.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs are organized in four parts, the contents of which are as follows. The first part concerns "Unused food assistance funds and food stamps," with opening statements by Senators Percy and McGovern, followed by the presentations of other witnesses. The focus of this section is on topics such as the Food Stamp Program, the inadequate amount and administration of Federal aid, and the relation of food programs to other poverty programs. The second part contains the presentation of Richard Lyng, Assistant Secretary, Department of Agriculture, accompanied by James Kocher, Director, Food Stamp Division, Food and Nutrition Service, and Herbert Rorex, Director, Child Nutrition Division, Food Nutrition Service. The third part "Appendix 1," contains miscellaneous articles, tables, and publications relating to the Food Stamp Program, food program deficiencies, Iowa participants in the Work Incentives program, and food aid for the elderly. The fourth part, "Appendix 2," contains publications submitted by the Department of Agriculture, including excerpts from USDA publications on "emergency" or "temporary" character of the Economy Food Plan, material relating to Head Start Feeding, and depositions taken from USDA witnesses regarding Inadequacy of the Economy Food Plan. (JM)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Breakfast Programs, Federal Aid, Food Standards, Hunger, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Poverty Programs, Program Evaluation, Public Policy
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.25)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.