Professionals are sought for federal committee to shape food and nutrition policies. USDA and the Department of Health & Human Services are seeking nominations for the committee developing the 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This committee is expected to start Fall 2018/Winter2019 and meet 5 times. Its duties will be to establish more of a framework for federal nutrition programs, particularly the nutrient needs for pregnant women and children from birth to 24 months.
The role is an independent, science-based advisory role. Historically the committee has had challenges finding industry-experienced experts.
Applications Due By: October 6, 2018
Pre-publication details announced in Federal Register. http://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2018-19302.pdf
Additional information about the Committee is available at
The September 5, 2018 USDA Press Release, titled “Nominations now open for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee”, is posted at