Report urges ‘radical systemic’ change in U.S. food and nutrition policy

With the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health weeks away, a broad group of advocates, academics and experts on Tuesday called for “radical systemic changes” in order to address food insecurity, diet-related disease and health inequities.

In a report, the Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health proposed a large expansion of federal nutrition programs, the acceleration and coordination of nutrition science research, support for small and mid-sized farmers growing healthy foods and a greater emphasis on nutrition education and preventing diet-related disease.

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