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    Calorie Labeling Rules for Menus and Vending Machines

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and other FDA officials held a teleconference about two new calorie labeling rules for menus and vending machines that…

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    Meals for Impoverished Children

    Chief Executive Officer Billy Shore talked about Share Our Strength’s initiative for federal and state-funded school meals for children growing up in poverty. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    Book Discussion on Food Politics

    Marion Nestle talked about her book, Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, about the power and influence of the food industry in the United States. This…

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    Food Security

    Former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman talked about the influence and effects of the American political system on food security. He called food security one of “the biggest…

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    History of Cheese Making

    Wisconsin cheese makers talked about their experiences making cheese, how the industry has changed, and what sets Wisconsin cheeses apart. Fourth generation cheese maker Adam Scray…

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    Book Discussion on Pandora's Lunchbox

    Melanie Warner talked about her book, Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal, in which she talks about processed foods and their health effects. br/…

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    Food Safety

    Female food activists and filmmakers talked about the dangers of pesticides, genetically modified food, and preserving the Earth’s soil.

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    School Lunch Programs

    Nutrition experts testified on school lunch programs across the U.S. and potential changes to strengthen the delivery and quality of those programs. Julia Bauscher, the president-elect…

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    Drink Up Initiative

    First lady Michelle Obama announced seven more companies supporting her “Drink Up” initiative, which encouraged Americans to ingest more water to improve their health.

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    St. Louis Brewing History

    Sharon Smith talked about the Lemp Brewing Company, at one time the largest brewer in St. Louis, and how prohibition brought an end to its success. The closing of Lemp brewing…

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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children…

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    First Lady Michelle Obama on Nutrition

    First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to school leaders and other experts about the improvement of nutritional standards for food in schools.  br/ br/ These were the welcoming remarks before…

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    2012 Census of Agriculture

    Hubert Hamer and Dan Charles talked about the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS) 2012 Census of Agriculture. Topics included changes in the U.S. agricultural and…

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    History of the Coca-Cola Company

    Professor Bartow Elmore talks about the history of the Coca-Cola Company. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Food Security and Climate Change

    Dennis Dimick talked about an eight-month food series launched by National Geographic, starting with its May 2014 cover story, “The New Food Revolution,” on feeding the…

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    Food Insecurity

    Marisol Bello talked about her USA Today article on the social and economic ramifications of “food insecurity” in the U.S. She said that food insecurity refers not to hunger but…

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    Genetically Modified Food

    Consumer advocate Jeffrey Smith and biotechnology entrepreneur Gregory Stock debated the safety of genetically modified food (GMOs). Each gave an illustrated presentation, and then they…

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    Consumer Trends and the Food System

    Panelists talked about the food industry and consumer trends. They used PowerPoint presentations as they discussed how millennials were shaping the nation’s food system. br/ br/…

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    Government Nutrition Programs

    Agriculture Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon talked about government programs for fighting hunger such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance…

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    White House Healthy Food Initiatives

    Sam Kass, White House senior nutrition policy adviser, talked about first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative which he was directing. He said the initiative…

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