ERIC Number: ED252640
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr-25
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight of Food and Nutrition Service Programs: Food Stamps, Child Nutrition, and Commodity Distribution. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, April 25, 1984.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
The Federal government's oversight of its food and nutrition programs is discussed in this transcript of a Senate hearing. Testimony is presented regarding food stamps, the school lunch program, problems of targeting the needy, the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), commodity distribution, surplus dairy product distribution, and other topics. Among the witnesses who responded to questions from Senators were representatives of the Department of Agriculture and the General Accounting Office (GAO). An appendix contains statements from Senators Jesse Helms and Robert Dole, Mary C. Jarratt (Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services), Brian P. Crowley (of the GAO), and a 1984 GAO report entitled "Improved Administration of Special Surplus Dairy Product Distribution Needed." (KH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.