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NPA Gov. Affairs Team on Access to Supplements, COVID Relief, & More

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) outlined the current political and policy outlook for the natural products industry during a webinar for its membership....

NPA: Vilsack Hearing Spotlights Food Insecurity, “Urgent Need” to Expand Access to Supplements

Washington, D.C.—With a growing hunger crisis in the U.S., the Biden Administration announced an executive order aimed at providing relief for American families and...
dietary supplements

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...
Capitol Hill

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...