Academy Testifies on Role of RDN in FDA Meeting

07/31/2018 - The Academy testified on the importance of consumer education and role of registered dietitian nutritionists in the dissemination and implementation of the Nutrition Facts Panel and menu labeling during the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's public meeting on the agency's Nutrition Innovation Strategy.

The FDA is leading a strategy to empower consumers to more informed decisions about their diets and health and expand opportunities to use nutrition to reduce morbidity and mortality due to chronic disease. The Academy will also submit comments on the multi-year nutrition innovation strategy.