Cost-Containment (For WIC)

Business / Agriculture / Cost-Containment (For WIC): Refers to statutory provisions in the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 that require state agencies to contain WIC program costs, particularly with respect to the cost of infant formula sold through the program. See competitive bidding and sole source bids.

Precautionary Demand (For Money)

Business / Finance / Precautionary Demand (For Money): The need to meet unexpected or extraordinary contingencies with a buffer stock of cash. MORE

Ledger (For A Structural Floor)

Business / Construction / Ledger (For A Structural Floor): The wooden perimeter frame lumber member that bolts onto the face of a foundation wall and supports the wood structural floor. MORE

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program For Women Infants And Children (WIC)

Business / Agriculture / Special Supplemental Nutrition Program For Women Infants And Children (WIC): WIC provides federal grant funds to state health agencies and recognized Indian tribal organizations to operate programs for low-income pregnant and postpartum mothers, infants, and children (under ag MORE

Speculative Demand (For Money)

Business / Finance / Speculative Demand (For Money): Purchasing risky investments that present the possibility of large profits, but also pose a higher-than-average possibility of loss. A profitable strategy over the long term if undertaken by professio MORE

Transaction Demand (For Money)

Business / Finance / Transaction Demand (For Money): The delivery of a security by a seller and its acceptance by the buyer. MORE

Infant Formula Cost-Containment

Business / Agriculture / Infant Formula Cost-Containment: Refers to statutory provisions in the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 that require state WIC agencies to solicit bids to infant formula companies for the sale of infant formula used in WIC food packages. MORE

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