WIC http://kplu.org en Spud Snub? Potato Growers Steamed Over Exclusion From WIC Nutrition Program http://kplu.org/post/spud-snub-potato-growers-steamed-over-exclusion-wic-nutrition-program <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Northwest potato growers say they've been snubbed in a federal nutrition program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday finalized changes to the Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC. And it will cover all fruits and veggies — all but potatoes.</span></p><p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:58:55 +0000 Jessica Robinson 14299 at http://kplu.org Spud Snub? Potato Growers Steamed Over Exclusion From WIC Nutrition Program King County WIC Workers Get Advance Layoff Notices http://kplu.org/post/king-county-wic-workers-get-advance-layoff-notices <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At least 82 King County workers have received advance layoff notices as a result of the partial federal government shutdown. The workers administer food assistance to women, infants, and children through the program known as WIC. That food aid is in jeopardy as the shutdown continues.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:26:32 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10375 at http://kplu.org King County WIC Workers Get Advance Layoff Notices