Areas needing improvement in the adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Program
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Areas needing improvement in the adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Program report to the Secretary of Agriculture by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nutrition -- Study and teaching -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture
The Physical Object
Pagination9, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14896429M

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