» Going Outdoors While Social Distancing
31/03/20 17:28 from USDA - Latest Blogs
The idiom ‘be careful what you wish for’ is likely coming to roost for those of us who love to show off 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands.
» In Conversation with #WomeninAg: Helen Chipman, PhD, RDN
31/03/20 13:58 from USDA - Latest Blogs
In celebration of Women’s History Month, USDA is featuring Dr. Helen Chipman of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Dr. Chipman serves as Acting Division Director for Nutrition and Food Safety, and National Program Lea...
» Safely Using Hand Sanitizer
30/03/20 22:52 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
You can help stop the spread of COVID-19 disease by washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds every time. If soap and water are not available, alcohol-based hand sanitizers can be used if they contain at least 60% alcohol and...
» Food Safety and Availability During the Coronavirus Pandemic
30/03/20 20:56 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Here are three things FDA wants you to know about food safety and availability during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
» USDA Extends ReConnect Application Deadline to April 15
30/03/20 15:45 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA has extended the deadline for ReConnect Pilot Program applications to April 15.
» G20 Meeting of Agriculture Chief Scientists Reflects Trends in 2020 and the Value of Core Research Principles
30/03/20 15:19 from USDA - Latest Blogs
As the new decade unfolds, a remarkable trend is evident in the world. In 2020, the global community and the media have been focused on the surge of a novel virus, the spread of African swine fever, wildfires, outbreak of desert locust, ...
» Paying it Forward When it Really Counts
30/03/20 13:30 from USDA - Home Page
Connie Baker is the epitome of the strong sense of community and support in Colorado’s rural areas, so it was no surprise to me when she recently stepped forward to help folks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
» Practice and perspectives of Australian dietitians in management of patients on pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy
28/03/20 08:35 from Nutrition & Dietetics
Nutrition & Dietetics, EarlyView.
» Association of dietary ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids intake with cognitive performance in older adults: National Health and nutrition examination Survey (NHANES) 2011–2014
28/03/20 00:00 from Nutrition Journal - Latest Articles
Current evidence on the association of dietary ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids intake with cognitive performance is inconsistent. Therefore, the aim is to explore the association of dietary ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids int...
» Secretary Perdue Statement on Coronavirus Rescue Package
27/03/20 20:38 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., March 27, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed the CARES Act:
» Children's Health
27/03/20 20:02 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
» In Conversation with #WomeninAg: Dr. Dominique Carter
27/03/20 16:37 from USDA - Latest Blogs
In this blog, we feature Dr. Dominique Carter, Agricultural Science Fellow with USDA’s Office of the Chief Scientist. Dr. Carter’s work touches various research portfolios to measure the performance and impact of USDA science initiatives...
» Peace as Quiet Victory
27/03/20 14:07 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Among frontline troops serving in Southeast Asia fifty years ago, peace was a distant thought. They were too busy fighting while diplomats assembled in Paris. U.S. forces were pushing hard against the Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army i...
» Secretary Perdue Applauds State Department’s H-2 Decision
27/03/20 00:32 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement in response to the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to authorize temporary waivers for in-person...
» USDA Makes it Easier to Feed Kids and Those Who Need Food During the COVID-19 National Emergency
26/03/20 16:18 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced additional flexibilities to make it easier for children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities to get food during the COVID-19 national emergency and ...
» USDA Feeds Kids, Helps Families During COVID-19 Emergency
26/03/20 12:46 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working to be as flexible as possible to get food out to the people who need it during the COVID-19 National Emergency. On Wednesday, March 18, President Donald J....
» Enteral and Parenteral Order Writing Survey—A Collaborative Evaluation Between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Dietitians in Nutrition Support Dietetics Practice Group and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) Dietetics
26/03/20 00:00 from Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
In 2014 and 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services authorized nutrition-related ordering privileges for registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) in hospital and long-term care settings, respectively. Despite this practice ...
» Sex disparities in dietary intake across the lifespan: the case of Lebanon
26/03/20 00:00 from Nutrition Journal - Latest Articles
Little is known about sex-based dietary differences in middle-income countries, particularly those undergoing the nutrition transition. This study aims at examining sex disparities in energy and macronutrients...
» Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments
25/03/20 18:51 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
There are currently no FDA-approved drugs, including vaccines, to treat or prevent COVID-19. Products that claim to cure, treat, or prevent COVID-19 haven’t been evaluated by the FDA for safety and effectiveness; they might be dangerous ...
» USDA Closes Public Access to U.S. National Arboretum
24/03/20 17:28 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2020) – In a continued effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service will close public access to all areas of the U.S. Nationa...