Global Food Security Act of 2015 Unanimously Passes to House Floor
The Global Food Security Act of 2015 (H.R 1567) unanimously passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and now goes to the House floor for a vote. The bill highlights the importance of nutrition in advancing food security and authorizes the Feed the Future Initiative through September 2016.
Senate Begins Discussion on Child Nutrition Programs
The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold its first hearing of the 114th Congress on May 7, examining the child nutrition programs set for reauthorization this year. The Academy’s Child Nutrition Reauthorization Work Group recently released more than 20 recommendations for these child nutrition programs to be discussed.