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    Restaurant and Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

    Witnesses testified about menu labeling guidelines set forth by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as mandated in the Affordable Care Act. The guidelines require restaurants and retail…

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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Margo Wootan talked about child nutrition programs. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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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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    School Food

    The panelists discussed national and local efforts to improve the nutritional quality of foods available to children in schools. Allison Aubrey moderated. Topics included childhood obesity,…

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    Reducing Excess Calories in Food

    A panel discussion was held on efforts to reduce excess calories in foods consumed away from the home. Mr. McCurry moderated this event as part of the 29th annual National Food Policy…

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    Monitoring and Control of Childhood Obesity

    Following remarks at a day-long conference on childhood obesity by Surgeon General Carmona, panelists examined various aspects of marketing, self-regulation, and childhood obesity. They…

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    Marketing to Children Panel 2

    The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood held a forum titled, “Consuming Kids: How Marketing Undermines Children’s Health, Values and Behavior.” The panelists talked about solutions to this…

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    Nutrition and Restaurant Food

    The guests discussed nutrition in restaurant food. Ms. Wootan is with an organization that’s concerned about the high fat content in many restaurant foods; Mr. Doyle is with an organization…

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    Nutrition and Lifestyles

    Ms. Wootan talked about poor nutrition and diet, and their effects on health and healthcare costs in the U.S. She also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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