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:8/19/2017)... ... August 19, 2017 , ... “Congratulations! It's A Boy! ... children to both their parents and God. “Congratulations! It's A Boy! God’s Gift: A ... a couple from Long Island, New York. , Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Dale ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... specialized asset-light logistics provider of complex transport solutions for mission-critical and non-discretionary ... Unitrans International Corporation, a division of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS). ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... handheld devices. Through an educational webinar, they will present the line of epMotion ... to learn how easy you can automate everyday pipetting tasks. , Ideal for ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... assistance and financial planning services to communities in east Texas, is launching a ... Brain Tumor Foundation. , Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Golseth Agency, a Texas based insurance management and financial ... regional charity campaign organized to provide support to Christina Upchurch and her two children ... and her children returned from out of town to find her husband passed away ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... HIGH POINT, N.C. , Aug. 15, 2017  Axium Pharmaceuticals Inc., ... epilepsy is rumored to be in the beginning stages of an IPO. ... billion annually on epilepsy medications with the average cost of a prescription ... ... Another staggering figure is ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... Israel , Aug. 11, 2017 DarioHealth ... with mobile health and big data solutions, today announced ... on Monday, August 14 and host a conference call ... quarter 2017 operating and financial results and its strategy ... will be hosted by Erez Raphael , Chief ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... , Aug. 7, 2017 Insightin ... member acquisition, retention, and engagement, announced the selection ... Strategy and Product Development, effective as of February 2017. ... and technology implementation strategy for our clients. Wood ... experience in consulting and business analytics within the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: