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- Ag Secretary, Compliance Date, FDA, fda commissioner, HHS Secretary, House Ag, Michelle Obama, NFL, nutrition policy, Scott Gottlieb, Sonny Perdue, Tom Price
In an effort to share the happenings and highlights in food policy, Food Directions shares the weekly “Things You Need to Know” list.
Perdue at House Ag Hearing
The House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing where Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was invited to speak about current agricultural issues. Perdue expressed his vision for USDA and its role in assuring that the U.S. keeps offering the safest, most abundant and most affordable food, and how this will affect the economic outlook in rural America.
NFL Compliance Date
More than 40 million scientists and researchers sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and HHS Secretary Tom Price urging the Trump administration to maintain the Nutrition Facts Label (NFL) compliance date.
At her annual Partnership for a Healthier America Summit Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced that she is determined to continue the fight to promote healthy eating and called out the current Administration’s efforts to “roll back” certain nutrition policies.