Experts call on private sector to support education on nutrition deficiency

Stakeholders and experts in the nutrition sector have called on the private sector to strengthen nutrition education through communication tools and strategies against the backdrop of startling revelation that globally, an estimated 165 million children under the age of 5 years are stunted, while 52 million deficient in key vitamins and minerals. The Country Coordinator, […]

Nutrition Program Applications Available

owa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey on June 9 announced that farmers market nutrition program applications are now available for eligible WIC recipients and low-income older Iowans. The WIC farmers market nutrition and senior farmers market nutrition programs provide eligible Iowans with checks that can be redeemed for fresh, locally-grown produce at authorized farmers markets […]

Open Letter I Call for EU-wide nutrient profiles for nutrition and health claims

OPEN LETTER To: First Vice-President Frans Timmermans Vice-President Jyrki Katainen Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska Brussels, 15 May 2017 Subject: Call for EU-wide nutrient profiles for nutrition and health claims Dear Commissioners, The undersigned civil society and private sector organisations want to express their support for the urgent adoption of EU-wide nutrient profiles for […]