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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 Program (SNAP),…

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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 to combat childhood obesity…

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    Food Safety Modernization Act

    Food growers, producers, consumers, and various other stakeholders evaluated the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which overhauled federal food safety laws for the first time in…

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    Obesity in the United States

    Kevin Concannon and Williams Dietz talked about nutrition and America’s growing obesity problem. They focused on nutrition and America’s growing obesity problem.

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    Mike Taylor Remarks

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Deputy Food Commissioner Michael Taylor spoke at the Consumer Federation of America food policy conference. In response to criticisms that the Obama administration…

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    Food Supply Chain Competition

    Panelists talked about competition along the food supply chain. Topics included the relationship between food producers and the small group of large firms that buy most of their products.…

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    National Food Policy Conference, Afternoon Session

    Panelists spoke about food safety and regulation in relation to the childhood nutrition re-authorization. They also talked about legislation passed in the House and being considered in the…

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    Consumers and Food Safety

    Dr. Margaret Hamburg spoke about food safety and nutrition, as well as policies designed to better prioritize federal intervention and enforcement of safety regulations. She outlined…

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    National Food Policy Conference, Part 1

    Panelists spoke about food safety and regulation. They also talked about legislation passed in the House and being considered in the Senate that would give the Food and Drug Administration…

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    World Food Crisis

    Raymond Offenheiser spoke about the world food crisis, rising costs of commodities, economic conditions, and efforts to feed the hungry. He offered perspectives on the roots of the food…

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    Food Prices and the Economy

    In an opening speech, Christopher Waldrop talked about food prices and the U.S. economy. Then Dan Morgan moderated a panel discussion on the impact of agricultural and trade policies on food prices.…

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    Tracking Contaminated Food

    Food safety advocates called on the Food and Drug Administration to implement emergency regulations that would require growers and packers of fruits and vegetables to adopt existing…

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