AMI Provides Comments on Research Priorities to USDA ARS Human Nutrition ProgramTuesday, October 16, 2012
(American Meat Institute)
AMI has submitted comments on several research problem statements for proposed research direction posted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Human Nutrition Program. The comments recommend research direction and priorities across three different focus areas including:
AMI’s comments focused on the need for an accurate and up-to-date food/nutrient database to track progress against public health goals; the need to better assess protein needs throughout the lifecycle to help the fight against obesity and muscle loss; and the need to leverage expertise across USDA to identify research gaps and execute research that adds to evidence base for Dietary Guidance.
The full comments can be viewed under each individual section through the links above.share on facebook share on twitter