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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Dietary Guidelines Committee Holds First Session

April 4, 2019

The scientists who will develop the next round of official dietary guidance held their first meeting last week amid promises by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enhance transparency and scientific rigor in writing the …

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Gottlieb Signals “Healthy” Rule Ahead

April 4, 2019

Nearing his departure date, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said his agency was preparing a regulation to modify the definition of “healthy” when the term is used on food labels. He also confirmed …

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AEB Measures Consumer Sentiment

April 4, 2019

After Northwestern University published findings from a study linking eggs to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the American Egg Board (AEB) conducted market research on consumers’ intent to eat eggs.  Key findings are below: …

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Northwestern Study on Eggs Contradicts Prevailing Research

March 21, 2019

Researchers at Northwestern University published a study linking eggs to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week.  The research results were quickly picked up in the …

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