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NGOs play huge role in public response to latest consultation on US diet

A US consulting firm has read the 28,000 comments submitted by the public during the latest consultation on the US dietary guidelines and has found that 80% of comments were generated by form letters and write-in campaigns orchestrated by NGOs. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is the cornerstone of federal nutrition policy and education policy in the US and must be updated by law every five years. A hearing on the guidelines is due to take place today.



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