National Nutrition Summit
At the beginning of Secretary Glickman’s speech an animal rights protester shouted and threw a pie at him before being forcibly removed from the stage.
Officials opened a national conference on nutrition and said that they hoped to develop a national action plan to combat obesity. Among the other… read more
Officials opened a national conference on nutrition and said that they hoped to develop a national action plan to combat obesity. Among the other initiatives they addressed were placing nutrition labels on meat and poultry products, improving food stamp programs, and improving school lunch programs. As part of the presentation a taped address by President Clinton was shown.
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Bill Clinton U.S. President United States
Bob Dole U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Kansas
Daniel R. Glickman Secretary Department of Agriculture
George S. McGovern U.S. Senator (Former) [D] South Dakota
Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
- Department of AgricultureDepartment of Agriculture
Nutrition Programs for Children
Witnesses at a hearing titled, “Improving Nutrition for America’s Children in Difficult Economic Times,” testified…
Child Nutrition Programs
Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as…
Witnesses testified on the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act. The bill would expand access for millions of…
School Nutrition Programs
Witnesses testified about school lunch programs.