Winner Takes (Almost) All: How WIC Affects the Infant Formula Market

USDA's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children— commonly known as WIC—is the largest purchaser of infant formula in the United States. Each State awards a sole-source contract to a formula manufacturer to provide its product to WIC participants. As a result, WIC participants can only redeem their WIC voucher for formula made by the manufacturer that holds the contract for that State.


Issue Date:
2011
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/121014
Published in:
Amber Waves
Page range:
48-54
Total Pages:
7




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