Thursday, January 16, 2014

Administration Officials to Host Press Call to Discuss New Report on National Trends in Nutrition and Diet Quality

Kevin Concannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let’s Move! and White House Senior Policy Advisory for Nutrition Policy, and Jessica Todd, a research economist at USDA’s Economic Research Service, will host a national media call to discuss the findings of a new report by USDA’s Economic Research Service, Changes in Eating Patterns and Diet Quality Among Working-Age Adults, 2005-2010, and efforts to empower Americans to make healthy food choices.

The call will be held at 9 a.m. MST Thursday, Jan. 16, at 800-475-0441, pass code ERSCORE. Call 202-720-8560 if you experience problems. All callers using the above pass code will be placed in listen-only mode. To join the Q&A portion of the meeting, callers are instructed to press *1 on their touch tone phone.

Find a summary of the report HERE. Contact Susan Motika at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for more information.

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