From the Academy Public Policy News| Volume 118, ISSUE 4, P767-770, April 2018

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Priorities in the 2018 Farm Bill

Published:March 22, 2018DOI:
      Every 5 years, the US Congress considers a new farm bill, which is the primary legislation authorizing agriculture and food policy in the United States. The farm bill is a mechanism through which many of the public policy priorities of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) come to life and is due to be reauthorized in 2018. The farm bill guides the US and global food supply and improves food security for millions of people. Farm bill programs provide support for the jobs held by Academy members who work in nutrition education and research, and who help Americans at risk of food insecurity, hunger, and chronic illnesses.
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