ABA led grain chain members in a strong statement opposing a proposal – put forward jointly by representatives for FTC, USDA, FDA and CDC – on voluntary children’s food marketing restrictions. The grain chain coalition statement focused on the statutory requirement that all nutrition related policy should be based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans; the marketing proposal is not based on the guidelines.
- Read the Issue Brief on Marketing to Children (pdf)
- View additional ABA documents on food marketing (members only).
This issue falls under the ABA Food Technical Regulatory Affairs Committee (FTRAC).
ABA Issue Expert: Lee Sanders