Retail price projections for milk, cheese and eggs, with implications for the WIC program
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Published by Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English


  • Food prices -- Research -- North Carolina.,
  • Food relief -- Research -- North Carolina.

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StatementJohn D. Mullen ... [et al.].
SeriesARE report -- no. 1.
ContributionsMullen, John D., North Carolina State University. Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15205244M

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Description of Washington WIC approved eggs. For more information about the Novel Coronavirus situation, please visit our COVID page.   The following list provides the Federal requirements for WIC-eligible foods. USDA requirements for WIC-eligible foods can be found in 7 CFR Part and WIC Policy Memorandum #, Eligibility of White Potatoes for Purchase with the Cash-Value Vouchers. WIC state agencies must use these requirements when authorizing foods on the state WIC food list.   Milk, cheese and eggs are healthy in moderation. What isn't healthy is candy, over sweeten breakfeast food. WIC is for people think that don't know it better to drink milk than soda. Retail Price Changes.” Note to Readers This is one of several CRS reports that respond to concerns about the nature, causes, and effects of farm and food price movements. This specific report, CRS Report R, Consumers and Food Price Inflation, focuses on aggregate food price inflation.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food is probably the most widely used indicator of changes in retail food prices. ERS regularly updates food price forecasts for the short-term period. PM Sugar and Sweeteners Yearbook Tables. This page contains data on sugar and sweeteners supply and use. PM.   The all-milk price forecast is $ per hundredweight, a reduction of $ from the previous forecast. Demand for dairy products is expected to be much lower due to the COVID pandemic. Export forecasts have been lowered based on lower expectations for global demand. The Dairy Market News Weekly Summary and Monthly Averages contain weekly prices. Official Release Times. Official Monthly Average Release Times (pdf) Dairy Weekly Summary. Current Report - Discontinued as of 10/1/; Archive; Dairy Annual and Monthly Averages. Current Report (pdf) (pdf) (pdf) (pdf) (pdf) (pdf. Federal program costs were $ billion in fiscal , making WIC the country’s third-largest food assistance program, trailing only the Food Stamp Program ($ billion) and the National School Lunch Program ($ billion).

The study of price transmission for US fluid milk products has become more important since the mid because of increasing volatility in milk prices shown in Figure 1 (Stewart & Blayney, 4. In this report, the term prescription rate refers to the percentage of the maximum allowance that is prescribed for WIC participants. For example, although the maximum allowance of milk for a 1-year-old child is currently 24 quarts per month, this maximum allowance is not prescribed for every 1-year-old child. Milk provided by WIC covered virtually all dairy needs of young children. Cow’s milk with any fat content was allowed. Participants also received cheese allowances (1 to 2 lb monthly, depending on the participant category) and could also substitute cheese for milk, with an average monthly prescribed amount of to lb. Combined, the WIC. Below are cheese, tofu, eggs, and canned fish from the WIC-approved foods list and shopping guide. [accordion collapsed].