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Call today to tell Congress not to take Science out of the WIC Food Package

Use the NWA online tool today and tell your members of the House and Senate to contact the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee (Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, WA sits on this Committee) and Senate Appropriations Committee (Senator Patty Murray, WA) by Wednesday, January 8. Tell them you do not support making changes away from the Institute of Medicine recommendations to the WIC Food Package.

White potatoes are not currently an allowed food in WIC. The potato industry would like to change this. The WIC community, public health, and anti-hunger organizations have been pushing back and oppose these efforts for reasons of science.

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