ERIC Number: ED244914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Illinois State Council on Nutrition Legislative Report 1982. Annual Report.
Illinois State Council on Nutrition, Springfield.
The responsibilities of the Illinois State Council on Nutrition include studying and making recommendations concerning the following objectives: (1) introducing and developing information, subjects, and programs about nutrition for school curricula; (2) coordinating feeding programs for pre-school and school-age children, the elderly, and pregnant women; (3) compiling existing data on the nutritional status of Illinois citizens and continuous surveillance on those in rural and inner city areas; (4) discovering areas of nutritional deficiency and evaluating current feeding programs; (5) educating teachers for nutrition instruction; (6) utilizing available federal food programs and funds; and (7) making available programs for expectant and new mothers. This annual report lists nutrition awareness and education activities conducted under the aegis of the Council, including a newsletter and newspaper column, public service announcements, state fair exhibits, poster contests, "Golden Apple" Award, nutrition peer educators, Nutrition Month, internship program, conferences and council hearings, and interaction with state agencies and organizations. Members of working committees (Maternal and Infant Task Force; Child and Adolescent Task Force; Adult, Private Sector and Industry Task Force; Elderly and Low Income Task Force) are listed with descriptions of their goals and activities. The appendix contains reports, surveys, and projects referred to in the report. (JD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Council on Nutrition, Springfield.