Positions are developed regarding issues that impact the nutritional status of the public, are derived from pertinent facts and data, and are germane to the mission, vision, philosophy and values of the association.
Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
Provisions set forth in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. The legislation authorizes USDA's child nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Summer Food Service Program, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The Act allows USDA, for the first time in over 30 years, the chance to make real reforms to the school lunch and breakfast programs.
"The website provides policymakers seeking solutions to their common health care problems with innovative approaches that arise from expert analysis and the experience of states in their efforts to improve health care access, affordability and quality." It is searchable by state and topic or keyword.