October 2021

FDA Issues Final Guidance for Voluntary Sodium Reduction Targets

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken new action to address preventable, chronic diseases and advance health equity for all. The FDA has issued final guidance to set voluntary sodium reduction targets for the producers of foods Americans eat every day. This is a significant step in creating a healthier food supply to help reverse the trend of diet-related chronic diseases and the disproportionate burden experienced by racial and ethnic minority groups.

NIH Announces RFI for Research Opportunities to End Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has posted NOT-OD-21-183 - Request for Information (RFI): Research Opportunities to End Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity. Through this RFI NIH invites input on the approaches they can take to address hunger, food insecurity, and nutrition insecurity through innovative and multidisciplinary research—including implementation science and health outcomes based research...