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Process gets underway for next dietary guidelines update

New step seeks stakeholder input before Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is established.

Work on development of the next federal dietary guidelines is officially underway, with a new first step added in the process to increase transparency and get stakeholder feedback as the initial launching stage. On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services said they will be seeking public comments on proposed priority topics decided upon by the two agencies ahead of the normal launch stage of assigning the scientific advisory panel to decide

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