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NAMI Attends and Provides Oral Comments at Dietary Guidelines Meeting.

Monday, July 22, 2019

(North American Meat Institute)

The Meat Institute attended and provided oral comments at the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's second meeting July 10 and 11 in Washington, DC. The first day's meeting included presentations outlining the approaches for the scientific reviews from the six topic area subcommittees : Dietary Patterns; Pregnancy and Lactation; Birth to 24 Months; Beverages and Added Sugars; Dietary Fats and Seafood; and Frequency of Eating; and the cross-cutting working group: Data Analysis and Food Pattern Modeling. The second day's meeting included oral comments from the public. "Meat and poultry products provide consumers with a convenient, direct, and balanced dietary source of all essential amino acids," said Casey Gallimore, the Meat Institute's Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs.

The Meat Institute's comments in full can be found here . The next and third meeting will be held Oct. 24 - 25 in Washington, DC. More information about past and future dietary guidelines meetings and details on how to submit comments can be found on their website . Contact Susan Backus with any further questions.

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