WIC’s Fruit and Vegetable Bump: Building the Foundation for Healthier Children
By National WIC Association
Since spring 2021, WIC has enhanced monthly fruit and vegetable benefits for nearly 5 million young children and women. This science-based increase, sustained in fiscal year 2022 and 2023 appropriations, increases access to nutritious foods and builds on WIC’s strong record of improving children’s dietary quality and curbing childhood obesity.
October 19, 2021