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
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Capital Area Food Bank
President Clinton and Secretary Glickman visited a food bank in Washington and spoke to volunteers.
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