Academy Supports USDA’s Efforts to Examine U.S. Food Supply Chain Policies and Practices

06/21/2021 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture's efforts to examine what policies and practices have resulted in the United States' vulnerable food system. This vulnerability, magnified during the COVID-19 national emergency, led to disruptions in access to food and water for many Americans and disproportionately impacted people with diet-related chronic disease and communities of color. Efforts should focus on addressing this issue by applying a sustainable, systems approach to our food, water and nutrition policies.

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