Maureen Storey

U.S. White HouseIt’s been a little more than half a century since the Nixon Administration convened the first—and up to now, only—White House conference on national nutrition policy. The 1969 White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health (WHC) proved a milestone government initiative, which called upon food and nutrition scientists, regulators, policy experts, and other stakeholders to create the nation’s first comprehensive food security and nutrition system.

And the 1969 WHC was …

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  1. Diet and Health
  2. Food Policy

About the Author

Maureen Storey, PhD, is a food scientist with 40 years’ experience leading nutrition science and policy initiatives at organizations including the Kellogg Company, the American Beverage Association, University of Maryland’s Center for Food, Nutrition and Agricultural Policy and the Alliance for Potato Research and Education ([email protected]).
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