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1969 Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health

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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. Click on any of the links to the left to view these documents.

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