Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Hires Consultants


April 11, 2014 - The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which is currently reviewing updated nutrition science in order to update the Dietary Guidelines for release in 2015, has hired consultants to assist with certain aspects of the development.  Michael Perri of the University of Florida is helping the subcommittee on “Diet and Physical Activity Behavior Change,” and Michael Hamm of Michigan State University and Timothy Griffin of Tufts University are consulting with the Food Sustainability and Food Safety subcommittee.  The positions are unpaid and fully vetted through the government process.

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