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New Position Statement on Nutrition Education in Draft 2018/19 Farm Bills

As of June 8, 2018 the House Committee on Agriculture passed its version of the 2018/19 farm bill, H.R. 2 the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry released its draft, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.

New Position Statement on Integrated, Comprehensive Nutrition in Schools

Dr. Isobel Contento, Director of the Program in Nutrition and the Tisch Food Center’s faculty director, recently co-authored a joint professional position paper on the importance of comprehensive, integrated school nutrition programs.

Just Food Conference 2018

On March 25, the Tisch Food Center partnered with Just Food on their annual conference at Teachers College.

Tisch Food Center Submits DGA Comment

On March 30, the Tisch Food Center submitted comment to the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) regarding the development of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs).

Tisch Food Center Visits Capitol Hill

On April 24, the Tisch Food Center traveled to Capitol Hill with colleagues from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Society for Nutrition, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, and The Food Trust in order to advocate for nutrition education programs and research in the farm bill.