Navigation Links
USDA invites industry to partner with MyPyramid
Date:2/20/2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The USDA is inviting companies in the food and consumer electronic industries to Partner with MyPyramid -- to step up and help families make nutritious food choices.

Shopping and eating nutritiously can be challenging. However, USDA's Dietary Guidelines and MyPyramid can help the grocery shopper and home chef make better decisions for their family with more readily-available information at the time of purchase and in their daily routines.

"Food companies can play an important role for the consumer in promoting MyPyramid's comprehensive, science-based plans of how all foods fit into a well-rounded diet with choices that support a healthy lifestyle," said Nancy Montanez Johner, Under Secretary of USDA's Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

"Food companies and consumer electronic companies will also have the chance to step up to provide opportunities for families to connect to good nutrition and activity where they work, play and where they purchase and prepare food," said Dr. Brian Wansink, Executive Director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP). "This could involve the creative distribution of nutrition information or development of new products and new ways of encouraging physical activity."

Partnering with MyPyramid recently introduced 25 trade associations to USDA-developed standards for connecting consumers through products, programs and messages. Information about the Partnering with MyPyramid: Corporate Challenge program is at www.mypyramid.gov/Challenge.

Companies with projects that are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines will be acknowledged on the CNPP website. Those who make notable progress on their projects during the year will be recognized at the 1st Annual Partnering with MyPyramid Symposium planned for January 2009.


'/>"/>

Contact: John Webster
John.Webster@cnpp.usda.gov
703-305-7600
Cornell Food & Brand Lab
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Kendle Invites You to Attend Its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
2. Malaria Community Applauds Clintons $1 Billion a Year Pledge; Invites Other Candidates to Make Malaria Commitments
3. American Airlines Invites the Public to Join Marlo Thomas and St. Jude Patients to Create One-of-a-Kind Mural to Celebrate 80 Years of Service in the Greater New York Area
4. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at JMP Securities Sector Focus Conference
5. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Invites You to Participate in its Third Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call and Web Cast
6. Par Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of its September 28 Analysts Meeting
7. Help Raise Awareness of Obesity - Annual Walk From Obesity Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
8. Dole Invites Consumers to Show Their Wild Side!
9. Arrow International, Inc. Invites You to Join Its 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on the Web
10. Document Security Systems (Amex: DMC) Invites You to a Landmark Event
11. First DataBank Launches Campaign to Focus Public and Industry Attention on Medication Error Prevention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... products, revenue for the Fruit and Vegetable ... produce consumption and fruit prices benefited operators over ... the industry follow unique preference and demographic trends, ... aging US population. While per capita fruit and ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... the results of their cancer research at ESMO ... Joint Symposium: ESMO-ASCO: The Evolution of the ... AM - 12:30 PM, Room: Granada, Abstract 121IN: ... new forms of cancer clinical research? The example ... Paper session: Melanoma and other skin tumors , ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... The "area under the curve of oxygen desaturation" ... to monitoring blood oxygen levels during procedures using sedation, ... Analgesia . , The AUC Desat provides information ... also on the depth, duration, and rate of episodes ... Niklewski, PhD, of University of Cincinnati and colleagues reports ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... has awarded $10.1 million in supplemental funding to bolster ... of sex in preclinical and clinical studies. , This ... is a catalyst for considering sex as a fundamental ... in preclinical research can obscure key findings related to ... approach will result in greater awareness of the need ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... of four dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime ... cases. , A team of researchers from the University ... develop a new user-friendly electronic system for diagnosing lymphoma ... monitoring. , Marketed as cLBT (canine lymphoma blood ... to track the remission monitoring status of a dog ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fruit & Vegetable Markets in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Fruit & Vegetable Markets in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:EORTC presentations at ESMO 2014 Congress 2Health News:EORTC presentations at ESMO 2014 Congress 3Health News:New measure provides more data on oxygen levels during sedation 2Health News:New supplemental awards apply sex and gender lens to NIH-funded research 2Health News:New supplemental awards apply sex and gender lens to NIH-funded research 3Health News:New hope for beloved family pets 2
... Corporation,(CRM:TSX-V) announced today that it has opened a Center ... the Company,s second in the,Miami area, one of many ... of the Pembroke Pines Center brings the Company,s total ... Institute of Health, the prevalence rate of,hemorrhoids in the ...
... C-Span did to open,the door on Congressional proceedings ... is doing for medical professionals via its live,coverage ... Today is the innovative source of medical news ... credit to,physicians and other clinicians., From March ...
... The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,announced today that ... first,round of Grand Challenges Explorations, a US$100 million ... Proposals will,be accepted online at http://www.gcgh.org/explorations ... to submit a proposal by May 15,2008., ...
... Softgel Supplements Formulated for Easy Swallowing and ... ... Many things in life are,hard to swallow, but your vitamins shouldn,t ... a new,way to fuel the body with a complete product line ...
... to reach out to,wounded soldiers, Retired Army Reserve Lieutenant ... uplifting and rejuvenating weekend,retreats -- offered at no cost ... and relaxation for soldiers hurt in Iraq and Afghanistan., ... Terrorists,these brave men and women are now embarking on ...
... 2008) Real-world use of a novel drug-eluting stent ... clinical outcomes, according to one-year data from a large ... on the sirolimus-eluting Excel stent, are being reported today ... Annual Scientific Sessions in Partnership with ACC i2 Summit ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CRH Medical Corporation opens new center in Pembroke Pines Florida 2Health News:MedPage Today(R) Provides First-Time Live Video Coverage of Medical Meeting Press Conferences 2Health News:Gates Foundation Now Accepting Proposals for Grand Challenges Explorations 2Health News:Nature Made(R) Changes the Way America Takes Vitamins 2Health News:Nature Made(R) Changes the Way America Takes Vitamins 3Health News:Healing Wounds and Hearts: Warrior Weekend Helps Soldiers Relax and Recover 2Health News:Registry unveils 'real-world' data on novel excel stent 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept. 23, 2014  Medela announced today ... Biomedical Company (ABC), assigning Medela as the exclusive distributor ... known as the Medela Enteral Feeding Pump. Through this ... help NICU parents and healthcare professionals by offering a ... Medela Enteral Feeding Pump is integral to the delivery ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Sept. 23, 2014 A case report and ... SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into a patient with ... were reversed, along with other abnormalities. ... the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to treat a patient ... and video in the Journal of Visualized Experiments show ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... September 23, 2014 BerGenBio ... company, today announces it has been granted a ... Award from the UK,s Wellcome Trust to develop ... novel cancer target. The Wellcome Trust ... fund especially promising, innovative new therapeutic concepts through ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medela Enters Exclusive Enteral Feeding Pump Agreement with Atlanta Biomedical Company 21st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 21st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 31st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 4BerGenBio Granted a Prestigious Wellcome Trust Seeding Drug Discovery Award 2BerGenBio Granted a Prestigious Wellcome Trust Seeding Drug Discovery Award 3
... for the Humphrey Field Analyzer, SITA ... shows less inter-test variability than Full ... of reproducibility as Full Threshold SWAP. ... with the earlier glaucoma damage detected ...
... you can trust its capabilities will ... cataract, and glaucoma therapy in one ... is the optimal system for photocoagulation, ... iridotomy. The push of a button ...
... The VISUCAM non-mydriatic ... quality and simplicity of ... big enough to set ... photography, it features a ...
... YAG III is the new disruption ... in particular for applications in posterior ... the YAG laser is also used ... IOL polishing. It's another milestone in ...
Medicine Products: