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What Is a Political Action Committee?

A political action committee, called a PAC (“pack”), is a group that collects contributions from its members and then uses the pooled fund to support political candidates. ANDPAC is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee — and is the only political action committee broadly focused on food, nutrition and health. It ranks among the top health professional political action committees in the country. ANDPAC is a group of clinical dietitians, private practice dietitians, school dietitians, public health and community dietitians, business owners, researchers, educators, students and others who support political candidates aligned with the Academy's mission, vision and public policy priorities.


A political action committee, called a PAC (“pack”), is a group that collects contributions from its members and then uses the pooled fund to support political candidates. ANDPAC is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee — and is the only political action committee broadly focused on food, nutrition and health. It ranks among the top health professional political action committees in the country. ANDPAC is a group of clinical dietitians, private practice dietitians, school dietitians, public health and community dietitians, business owners, researchers, educators, students and others who support political candidates aligned with the Academy's mission, vision and public policy priorities.

A political action committee, called a PAC (“pack”), is a group that collects contributions from its members and then uses the pooled fund to support political candidates. ANDPAC is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee — and is the only political action committee broadly focused on food, nutrition and health. It ranks among the top health professional political action committees in the country. ANDPAC is a group of clinical dietitians, private practice dietitians, school dietitians, public health and community dietitians, business owners, researchers, educators, students and others who support political candidates aligned with the Academy's mission, vision and public policy priorities.

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