1969 Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health
The 1969 White House Conference brought public attention
to the importance of nutrition in the life and well-being of the
nation. Several landmark policy efforts with profound and lasting
effects emerged from this conference, including expansions of the
food stamp program, food labeling, and the school lunch program.
Written materials from this conference are available
online. These materials include both a full report and an executive
summary of the conference. The full report is a 340-page document
that is available only in PDF format. The Executive Summary is a
14-page document that is available in both HTML and PDF formats.
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