ERIC Number: ED266380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
H.R. 2436, National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1985. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology and the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture and the Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (June 25, 1985).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Testimony on the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1985 is presented. Congressman George Brown's opening statement discusses the need for a better understanding of the role of good nutrition in disease prevention and in attaining full growth potential. Statements are also included from Congressmen Walgren, MacKay, Panetta, Emerson, and Boehlert. Expert testimony and relevant documents are provided by representatives from the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Heart Association, the Iowa State University Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, the Cornell University Division of Nutritional Studies, the Michigan Department of Public Health, the Food Research and Action Center, the American Meat Institute, and the National Dairy Council. Testimonies are also included from government representatives of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Agriculture, and the Army. Appendices include reports on food relief in New York State; materials from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the School Food Service Association, and the International Life Sciences Institute; and letters from the administration, and the text of the bill under consideration.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.