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USDA Posts Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Final Report

Washington, D.C.—The USDA has posted the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final scientific report, a review of the latest available science on specific nutrition...
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COVID-19 Affects How Financially Insecure Families Shop, Researchers Find

New York, NY—COVID-19 is upending the food shopping patterns employed by financially insecure families, according to researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public...

Organic Groups to Congress: Protect Organic Food, Ag During COVID-19 Crisis

Washington, D.C.—The National Organic Coalition (NOC) and Organic Farmers Association (OFA) submitted a letter to Congress requesting that the next coronavirus relief package include...

CRN Applauds Introduction of SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Act Into Congress

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) released a statement applauding senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA)...

CRN Reacts to Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) issued a statement in response to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Steve Mister, president and CEO...

Tentative Deal Reached on Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Negotiators in Congress have struck a tentative deal on the Farm Bill. “We’re pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement in...

Fight’s Not Over to Include Multivitamins in Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. -- The Farm Bill passed by the U.S. Senate leaves out multivitamins as an allowable purchase with SNAP benefits. But the fight...
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SNAP Stays In House Version of Farm Bill

Washington, D.C  — The Agriculture and Nutrition Bill passed 213-211, which included the controversial work rules for most adult food-stamp recipients, passed the House but...
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It’s Day on the Hill as Hemp at Risk

Washington, D.C. — Timing is everything and it's a big day for the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition...

Fate of Multivitamins for SNAP Recipients Being Debated in House

Washington, D.C. - The push to make multivitamins an eligible purchase for low income Americans on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program could...