ERIC Number: ED103532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun-19
National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 3--Nutrition and Special Groups. Hearings Held Washington, D. C., June 19, 1974.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
These hearings began with an opening statement by Senator Mondale. Ronald Pollack, chairman, Panel on Nutrition and Special Groups, presented the report of the panel. This report was organized in four parts: Part 1, "Poverty, Inflation, and Hunger," included sections discussing the presence of undernutrition among the poor, and the effect of food price increases on the poor. Part 2, "The Family Support Programs," included sections discussing the food stamp program, food stamp cashout and welfare reform, the development of poor people's food cooperatives, and emergency food and medical services. Part 3, "Child Nutrition Programs," included sections discussing supplemental feeding programs for women, infants, and children, the special food service program for children, and school food service programs. Part 4, "The Unique Needs of Special Groups," included sections discussing nutrition and Native Americans, nutrition and migrant laborers, nutrition and the elderly, and nutrition in the Pacific territories. The testimony of other witnesses is also presented in this document. (JM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Breakfast Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Food, Government Role, Health Needs, Hunger, Lunch Programs, Migrants, Nutrition, Older Adults, Public Policy, Welfare Services
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
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