These can be newly acquired commodities (using the money and commodities provided through Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, and the Commodity Credit Corporation) and food diverted from stocks normally available for school meal programs, The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), the Commodity Supplemental Food Program
(CSFP), and the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR).
Santa Clarita has been selected as one of the test distribution centers for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Commodity Supplemental Food Program
, which will serve six different facets of the population: Infants from birth to 3 months old, infants 4 months to 1 year; children between 1-6; pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, postpartum or non-breastfeeding mothers and seniors over the age of 60.
The fifth section presents federal nutrition programs working to feed Ohio's children, families, and older people, including: the Child and Adult Care Food Program; National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program; Summer Food Service Program; Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC); WIC Farmer's Market Nutrition Program; Food Stamp Program; Emergency Food Assistance Program; senior meal programs; and Commodity Supplemental Food Program
The National Advisory Council for Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition studies the WIC and Commodity Supplemental Food Programs
and reports to the President and Congress biennially on ways to improve program operations.