ERIC Number: ED103533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun-20
Reference Count: N/A
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 3A--Appendix to Nutrition and Special Groups. Hearings Held Washington, D. C., June 20, 1974.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
These hearings before the Panel on Nutrition and Special Groups of the Select Senate Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs were held from June 19 to June 21, 1974. During each of the three days of hearings, various witnesses submitted statements and other testimony to the panel, as well as reports and publications pertaining to their testimony. Eleven topics were covered, three in the first days of hearings, four on the second day, and four on the third day of hearings. The first topic discussed was the presence of hunger and the effects of food prices on the poor. The second was the food stamp program. The third was on food stamp cashouts and welfare reform. The topics discussed on the second day of hearings were: nutrition and the elderly, nutrition and Native Americans, nutrition and migrant laborers, and the development of poor people's food cooperatives. The last day of hearings began with the WIC Program, a special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children. School food service programs, specifically the School Lunch and School Breakfast Program, were then discussed. The third topic covered the special program which encompass the day care feeding program as well as the summer feeding program. Lastly, the particular problems of nutrition in Puerto Rico and in the territories was discussed. (Author/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 ($3.75)
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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