Dietary Guidelines report has good news for eggs

July 23, 2020

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report as submitted to USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends eggs as a first food for infants and toddlers. It places new emphasis …

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Dietary Guidelines Committee repeats advice on cholesterol

June 25, 2020

In its final meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) reiterated current recommendations on dietary cholesterol: consume as little as possible in the context of a healthy diet. As in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for …

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Dietary guidelines committee posts draft conclusions

June 11, 2020

In preparation for its final meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has posted its draft scientific conclusions, including several on dietary cholesterol. For the most part, the statements are consistent with the previous scientific report …

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Hearing Set on FDA Nominee

November 21, 2019

President Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration goes before a Senate committee this week. Stephen M. Hahn’s nomination as commissioner is not expected to generate major controversy. Hahn is a chief medical …

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Senate Starts Child Nutrition Work

April 18, 2019

The Senate Agriculture Committee kicked off an effort to reauthorize child nutrition programs and hopes to pass a bill later this year.  At an April 10 hearing, Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) said, “There is a …

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